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many draft concepts

I create ideas at about the rate of 2 a day, without trying to.  I write at about a rate of 1.5 a day.  Which leaves me always behind.  Even if I write about the best ideas I can think … Continue reading

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The ladder of abstraction and giving examples

When we talk about a concept or a point it’s important to understand the ladder of abstraction.  Covered before on lesswrong and in other places as advice for communicators on how to bridge a gap of knowledge. Knowing, understanding and feeling … Continue reading

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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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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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