Sonya Mann

Writer + curious person.

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Sonya Mann

9 days ago

A reflection on the limited popularity of prediction markets.

Why Not More Excitement About Prediction Aggregation?

slatestarcodex.com

Sonya Mann

19 days ago

Some cryptography basics explained pretty simply.

The State of Hashing Algorithms — The Why, The How, and The Future

medium.com

Sonya Mann

19 days ago

Memes as nihilist praxis! I love it!

Cyber-Nihilism Redux Pt. 0: What is Cyber-Nihilism?

nihil.nyxus.xyz

Sonya Mann

19 days ago

Xenofeminism extended.

Hello From the Wired: Recap

nihil.nyxus.xyz

Sonya Mann

31 days ago

The Futurist Manifesto

poszu.com

Sonya Mann

32 days ago

Brains, how do they even work.

SSC Journal Club: Serotonin Receptors

slatestarcodex.com

Sonya Mann

32 days ago

"The nature of exchanges, whether they are pure (i.e. asocial) or impure (replete with social norms and part of intertemporal social relations), makes a difference when it comes to predicting economic activity."

TO TRUCK, BARTER AND EXCHANGE? On the nature of our digital economies

blogs.valvesoftware.com

Sonya Mann

32 days ago

Ethics = complex!

The problem with murder isn’t just that it creates a world in which one extra person is dead. If that’s all we cared about, murdering would be no worse than failing to donate money to cure tropical diseases, which also kills people.

Contra Askell On Moral Offsets

slatestarcodex.com

Sonya Mann

61 days ago

damninteresting.com

Sonya Mann

65 days ago

Stuck

reason.com

Sonya Mann

66 days ago

A how-to guide for counterinsurgency – by a former insurgent

globalriskinsights.com

Sonya Mann

72 days ago

Village life. Our atomized modern existence lacks these bonds.

Alex Magaisa

bigsr.co.uk

Sonya Mann

80 days ago

Conversation Deliberately Skirts The Border Of Incomprehensibility

slatestarcodex.com

Sonya Mann

88 days ago

Fairy Dust, Pandora’s Box… or a Hammer

cato-unbound.org

Sonya Mann

94 days ago

RANSOMEWARE SKYNET IS SUCH A COOL IDEA

The future of Ransomware

blog.cryptographyengineering.com

Sonya Mann

96 days ago

Banish Plump Mouse Deer and Banish All the World

samzdat.com

Sonya Mann

100 days ago

Startup math.

Meaningful VC Exits

medium.com

Sonya Mann

100 days ago

Speaking my language 💯

Maybe now is the time to cast aside the market and the state as our saviors, and instead consider an alternative: one that recognizes the ability of people to organize and design solutions for themselves.

An alternate ending to the tragedy of the commons

medium.com

Sonya Mann

101 days ago

Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram

theguardian.com

Sonya Mann

101 days ago

I'm fascinated by CGI Instagram influencers, and this one comes with an ethical quandary.

Shudu Gram Is a White Man’s Digital Projection of Real-Life Black Womanhood

newyorker.com

Sonya Mann

101 days ago

Book Review: History Of The Fabian Society

slatestarcodex.com

Sonya Mann

101 days ago

Very clever analysis!

“The pool’s run dry” – analyzing anonymity in Zcash

benthamsgaze.org

Sonya Mann

102 days ago

Bonkers.

Fake Innocence

themarshallproject.org

Sonya Mann

102 days ago

Mental Health On A Budget

slatestarcodex.com

Sonya Mann

107 days ago

It’s COBOL all the way down

increment.com

Sonya Mann

107 days ago

"You must be very wealthy; you must be financially sophisticated. But perhaps most important of all, you need to know the right people in the banks."

Inside the World’s Most Elite (and Secret) Traders’ Club

bloomberg.com

Sonya Mann

108 days ago

Opsec with a small dash of silliness.

Hidden in Plain Sight

patrickmn.com

Sonya Mann

108 days ago

Math won't save us 😅

The False Allure of Hashing for Anonymization

gravitational.com

Sonya Mann

108 days ago

Understanding randomness in terms of mastery

lostgarden.com

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