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Lesswrong real time chat

This is a short post to say that I have started and am managing a Slack channel for lesswrong. Slack has only an email-invite option which means that I need an email address for anyone who wants to join.  Send … Continue reading

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How to learn a new area X that you have no idea about.

This guide was in response to a request in the Lesswrong open thread.  I would like to improve it; If you have some improvement to contribute I would be delighted to hear it!  I hope it helps.  It was meant to … Continue reading

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list of apps that are useful to me

I have noticed I often wish “Damn I wish someone had made an app for that” and when I search for it I can’t find it.  Then I outsource the search to facebook or other people; and they can usually … Continue reading

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Magnetic rings (the most mediocre superpower) A review.

Following on from a few threads about superpowers and extra sense that humans can try to acquire; I have always been interested in the idea of putting a magnet in my finger for the benefits of extra-sensory perception. Stories (occasional … Continue reading

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A very long list of sleep maintenance suggestions

Leading up to this year’s Lesswrong Australia megameetup, in the interest of improving people’s lives in the most valuable way possible, I was hoping to include a session on sleep, sleep quality and sleep maintenance.  With that in mind I … Continue reading

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List of techniques to help you remember names

Name are very important. Everyone has one; everyone likes to know when you know their name. Everyone knows them to be a part of social interaction. You can’t avoid names (well you can, but it gets tricky). In becoming more … Continue reading

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List of common human goals

What is this list? One day I was lost.  Looking for goals.  I read the guides that suggested making lists of your goals.  I genuinely sat down with a piece of paper with a timer and went, “um”.  I tried it … Continue reading

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