81 – That’s Too Much Feedback, Man

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We dive into the neglected mailbag

Steven referenced this SSC post on the Intellectual Dark Web (see also this prior post)

It’s been revealed that James Gunn is back!

Johnny Depp is an abuse survivor

The incredibly shoddy plot to smear Robert Mueller with rape claims, explained, the Obama fake mutilation, and the Planned Parenthood libel.

Blue Aliens comics!

McDonald’s Coffee Suit, which was absolutely legit

There are only seven (or six, or three, or one) stories

TED talk – getting Better, Faster, Stronger

Our previous Transhumanism episode

Book – Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do

As Tom Vanderbilt, the author of “Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us),” noted, “Merging late, that purported symbol of individual greed, actually makes things better for everyone.”
The result? A 15 percent increase in the volume of cars moving through the work zone and a 50 percent decrease in the length of the line

Book – The Wisdom of Crowds

Dvorak Keyboard


LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Useful Statistical Biases

The Error of Crowds

The Majority Is Always Wrong


Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Knowing About Biases Can Hurt People

Debiasing as Non-Self-Destruction


Big thanks to David for our intro music! Check out his music and VFX here!

We’d like to thank creators of our new outro music from the Sumerki Project! Check out their stuff here!

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