In 2016, I read The Sovereign Individual and watched James Burke’s Connections for the first time. Both give a more or less technologically determinist…
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My modest proposal: we need to immediately scale up assays (https://twitter.com/florian_krammer/status/1240437786097922049) to be able to verify if som…
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What would the world look like after an historic pandemic?
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The most revolutionary thing you can do in today’s politics is to assume at least a few people on the other side are acting in good faith. Seeking and …
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How much and what kinds of knowledge are most useful?
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Why your resolutions probably won't work for long
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Is faster always better?
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How users can win with online platforms
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Someone shared a post with this title on Reddit. Based on some things I’ve learned recently, here’s my response. AI has reached a point where certain a…
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Why autonomy–that is, our ability to choose now, when we are reflective, which impulses to which we will succumb later, when we are not–will be the civ…
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Why the most popular post on Medium sucks
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How the like button destroyed civilization
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