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How long has civilisation been going?

I didn’t realise how short human history was.  Somewhere around 130,000 years ago we were standing upright as we are today.  Somewhere around 50,000 years ago we broadly arrived at: the fully modern capacity for Culture * That’s roughly when … Continue reading

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Empirically assess your time use

Core knowledge: List of common human goals Part 1: Exploration-Exploitation Part 1a: The application of the secretary problem to real life dating Part 1b:¬†adding and removing complexity from models Part 2: Bargaining¬†Trade-offs to your brain. Part 2a.1: A strategy against … Continue reading

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