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What does it actually mean to be rational? The kind of rationality where you make good decisions, even when it's hard; where you reason well, even in the face of massive uncertainty; where you recognize and make full use of your fuzzy intuitions and emotions, rather than trying to discard them. In Rationality: From AI to Zombies, Eliezer Yudkowsky explains the science underlying human irrationality with a mix of fables, argumentative essays, and personal vignettes. These eye-opening accounts ...
 
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Chapters 49-50: Gaming God For next week — Chapters 53-55 & The Council of Arches 53. A Tiptoe Through the Tulips 54. Looper 55. Bond Girl The Council of Arches Samson + Jawbone VS 1,000 Dudes Cakoluchiam’s stellar Character Sheet Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podc…
 
Chapters 45-48: The Dude Abides For next week — Chapters 49-52 49. Math.random() 50. Copse and Robbers 51. Blood in the Water 52. Culmination Cakoluchiam’s stellar Character Sheet Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be supporte…
 
Chapters 41-44: Wherein Zencastr records from the wrong microphone for Eneasz, despite saying it’s the right one, and Eneasz’s audio sounds like shit for the whole episode. :( Sorry guys. For next week — Chapters 45-48 45. Keep Magic Weird 46. The Market of Blood and Bone 47. At Arm’s Length 48. Doe or Doe Not, There is no Try Cakoluchiam’s stellar…
 
Chapters 37-40: Eneasz Flickers In and Out of Reality Suddenly John Mulaney For next week — Chapters 41-44 41. Truth and Reconciliation 42. A Pleasant Interlude in Kansas 43. In Search of a Quest 44. Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats Cakoluchiam’s stellar Character Sheet Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or R…
 
Peter Thiel, the highly successful tech entrepreneur and author, discusses his mentor Rene Girard; the Bible, how we read it, and how it reads us; Jesus’ death and resurrection; atheism and the limitless escalation of violence towards apocalypse. --- Thiel Talks is an audio archive of Peter Thiel's ideas. New audio every Saturday. Inquiries to pete…
 
Chapters 34-36: If You Choose Torture Over Dust Specks But Then Rewind Time, Did It Really Make A Sound? Mentioned on show: Yudkowsky’s Guide to Writing Intelligent Characters, a Bearded Axe, and Eminem’s Stan For next week — Chapters 37-40 37. Paths 38. Don’t Split the Party 39. Strategic Reserves 40. The Feminine Mystique Cakoluchiam’s stellar Ch…
 
This panel includes venture capitalist Peter Thiel, AI researcher Eliezer Yudkowsky, and biogerontologist Aubrey de Grey on their thoughts on philanthropy and being pro-active. At Singularity Summit 2009. --- Thiel Talks is an audio archive of Peter Thiel's ideas. New audio every Saturday. Inquiries to peterthielaudio@gmail.com…
 
Chapters 30-33: Cranking the Meta Up a Level Mentioned on show: The essay about reading – “Learn to Read, Kid, But Don’t Fall In Love” For next week — Chapters 34-36 34. Weik Handum 35. Friendship is Magic 36. In Which Juniper Stares At His Character Sheet Cakoluchiam’s stellar Character Sheet Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the C…
 
Chapters 26-29: The Ballad of the Most Badass Dude On Aerb For next week — Chapters 30-33 30. Plot Relevant 31. The Loyal Elf 32. Be Still My Heart 33. Tenth Boneitis Cakoluchiam’s stellar Character Sheet Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexan…
 
December 5th, 2008. Peter Thiel says the U.S. may be facing several years of slow growth or stagnation. However, in a globalized and very competitive world, there are surprisingly big constraints on political action that can lead us toward being less capitalist and less competitive. In short, we will compete, although it will be an increasingly dif…
 
Chapters 22-25: Listening To This Episode Is a Cut-Scene For next week — Chapters 26-29 26. Superman 27. Fears 28. The Impish Inn 29. Greychapel Cakoluchiam’s stellar Character Sheet Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be suppo…
 
Chapters 19-21: You’re Fuckin With My Mind, Maaaaan For next week — Chapters 22-25 22. Rolling Need 23. Siege 24. Like a Glove 25. Rocket Man The Legend of Murder-Ghandi Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be supported at his P…
 
In this talk, Peter describes how our entire civilization is predicated on accelerating technological change. Peter Thiel, best known as the founder of both PayPal (sold to eBay in 2002) and hedge fund Clarium Capital, in 2009 launched the Thiel Foundation, a private foundation based in NYC that defends and promotes freedom in all its dimensions: p…
 
Chapters 16-18: I Could Believe Everything Up Until There Was No Boner For next week — Chapters 19-21 19. Montage! 20. Desert Course 21. Cliff Racer Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be supported at his Patreon. We have a Dis…
 
PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel joined The Nixon Seminar on Conservative Realism and National Security on Tuesday, April 6th to discuss Big Tech and China: What do we need from Silicon Valley? Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former National Security Advisor Ambassador Robert O’Brien led a discussion between Thiel a…
 
Chapters 13-15: Blowing Right Through Book One For next week — Chapters 16-18 Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be supported at his Patreon. We have a Discord as well. Continue reading…
 
PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel joined The Nixon Seminar on Conservative Realism and National Security on Tuesday, April 6 to discuss Big Tech and China: What do we need from Silicon Valley? Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former National Security Advisor Ambassador Robert O’Brien led a discussion between Thiel and…
 
Chapters 9-12: Apprehended by These Fuckbags For next week — Chapters 13-15 Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be supported at his Patreon. We have a Discord as well. Continue reading…
 
Chapters 6-8: A Hell of a Revelation For next week — Chapters 9-12. Lindsey Ellis’s video about Megan Fox’s Transformers character as written vs as filmed The Peasant-Powered Railgun Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon.… Continue reading…
 
Peter Thiel co-founded PayPal and Palantir Technologies, was the first outside investor in Facebook, and is the author of Zero to One, Notes on StartUps, or How to Build the Future. The conversation focuses on Thiel's experiences founding companies, the state of technology and innovation, and the crisis in American higher education. --- Thiel Talks…
 
Chapters 3-5: First Blood For next week — Chapters 6-8. Steven’s Predictions – Everything is a Clue Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be supported at his Patreon. We have a Discord as well. Continue readingBy The Methods of Rationality Podcast
 
Podcast recorded January 2021. Peter traverses usual terrain of AI, education and China with some Covid updates and interesting takes on fin tech and bitcoin. Great to see Peter doing interviews again. I love his realistic (slightly dark), intelligent optimism. The podcast is called Unpacking Impact by CSIS and this was the first episode. --- Thiel…
 
Chapters 1 – 2: Quest Accepted Steven mentioned this video Apparently the Captain Nintendo Princess was a brunette! All this time she’s been a redhead in Eneasz’s memory. Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon. Alexander Wales can be supported at his Patreon. We… Continue reading…
 
February 6, 2012 - A conversation with: Peter Thiel, founding CEO of PayPal; Member, Board of Directors, Facebook; entrepreneur; and venture capitalist and Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, William Ziegler Professor at Harvard Business School. --- Thiel Talks is an audio archive of Peter Thiel's ideas. New audio every Saturday…
 
Steven’s next analysis podcast will be reading Alexander Wales’s “Worth The Candle” with Eneasz Brodski. They prepare their eyeballs for the mission ahead, and let everyone know the first target is Chapters 1 & 2. Worth the Candle can be read at AO3 or RoyalRoad. You can support this podcast at our Patreon.… Continue reading…
 
Lex makes his decision for all of humanity. Thank you for listening everyone! We had a lot fun doing this. :) Original chapters, written by Alexander Wales, can be read here or on fanfiction.net and the audiobook chapters, recorded by Eneasz Brodski, can be found earlier in this podcast feed… Continue reading…
 
Masks are coming off as the end approaches… Next episode we will be covering chapter 13, the final chapter. Original chapters, written by Alexander Wales, can be read here or on fanfiction.net and the audiobook chapters, recorded by Eneasz Brodski, can be found earlier in this podcast feed and on… Continue reading…
 
Uh oh. Someone has gone and killed Martha Kent. I’m sure Superman will take it well. Next episode we will be covering chapters 11 and 12. Original chapters, written by Alexander Wales, can be read here or on fanfiction.net and the audiobook chapters, recorded by Eneasz Brodski, can be found… Continue reading…
 
Superman is showing psychological strain and Lex sends moles to Smallville. Next episode we will be covering chapters 9 and 10. Original chapters, written by Alexander Wales, can be read here or on fanfiction.net and the audiobook chapters, recorded by Eneasz Brodski, can be found earlier in this podcast feed… Continue reading…
 
Superman has a day job. Next episode we will be covering chapters 7 and 8. Original chapters, written by Alexander Wales, can be read here or on fanfiction.net and the audiobook chapters, recorded by Eneasz Brodski, can be found earlier in this podcast feed and on the website. We Want… Continue reading…
 
1.16.14. Moderator: Peter Thiel, Technology entrepreneur and investor; Partner, Founders Fund; Co-founder, Mithril Capital Management. Magnus Carlsen took the world by storm as a child prodigy, becoming an international Grand Master at 13. At 19, he was the youngest chess player to be ranked number one in the world, and at 22, in November 2013, he …
 
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