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World building

“The more complex or valuable is whatever you’re trying to sell, the more important it is for you to build a world around that idea, where other people can walk in, explore, and hang out – without you having to […]

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“I’ll finish it this week” and other lies

“A small group of postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduates inadvertently formed a longitudinal study contrasting expected productivity levels with actual productivity levels. Over the last nine months, our group self-reported 559 tasks, dates, and completion times – expected and actual.” | learn […]

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Good explanations are hard to vary

This short Naval Ravikant post posits that good explanations, “should make risky and narrow predictions.” Part of his point is that tons of things are falsifiable in fact without leading to progress. Example: “If you eat 1kg of grass, it […]

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21 popular science books to expand your mind

This is a list from 2048 Ventures investor Alex Iskold. He includes interesting commentary on a handful of the books. I’ve read very of them, reminding me that there’s still much to learn. | learn more

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Your thinking rate is fixed

At first, I thought this article didn’t apply to me because I’m not trying to think faster. But Shane Parish makes the point that by focusing on speed I’m forced to make decisions faster and that’s the same thing as […]