Epistemic learned helplessness
The reasoning behind post-truth society label, explaining both Trump and Silicon Valley at the same time.
He told me a good portion of the point of CfAR was to either find or create people who would believe something after it had been proven to them.
And I nodded my head, because it sounded reasonable enough, and it wasn't until a few hours later that I thought about it again and went "Wait, no, that would be the worst idea ever."
It always starts with looking into yourself
A true dedication to explore.
Though Young began his adult life as a devoted spouse to a single wife, by the time he died his family had swelled to 55 wives and 59 children.
How to help make Luddites happen
Old, but still interesting.
On programming for non-English speakers...and on empathy.
How company politics works and how public pressure can make a change as well
Flame graph case study
Starting with technical examples, but actually a use case study on cultural change and safety.
Something for my sailor friends
On technical arrogance. Well worth the read.
Great writeup, great insights, great architecture overview and great decision making.
Alternative approaches to get microservices benefits are not talked about enough.
Tim Urban did it again: mind-blowing analysis of neuralink
Researchers in China announced they had used Crispr to edit human embryos.
Since I am inside -- I will sincerely miss Paul's insights, exposure and feedback.
Intro for the clueless ones (like me)
The negotiations game is shaping up to be interesting. Seems like non-actors will be pleased.
But be honest: have you ever heard of her? Boulanger’s name remains largely unknown outside niche classical music circles, despite the astonishing impact she had on the soundtrack to all our lives, not just in the realm of classical but in jazz, tango, funk and hip-hop. It is frankly unimaginable that a man with a similar degree of influence over 20th Century music would have been so ignored.
How discoveries are...agreed on.
That has a lot to do with ego, storytelling ability, and clout within the field. Who are the people who have the most power and get listened to
They are not new and they are not only young, but the article catches the gist of certain community well.
Well known, but still not accepted.
It’s worse than alcohol or drug abuse because it’s much more engaging and there’s no stigma behind it
Cake is a lie and juice is a cake.
Global warming may have some biological surprises. And dwarves should not dig too deep in Moria.
Through agriculture, world is waking up for what CRISPR truly means. I still think the most important innovations are going to be outside it.
Shades of smiles with reasons.
Following the Zaoastrion's memes.