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We now have a Patreon page!
Make me one with everything.
We went a little off-format for this one.
Peter Singer – All Animals Are Equal (pdf)
Scott Alexander tries to do a study, but it’s unethical…
Eliezer Yudkowsky on Joy In The Merely Real
Richard Dawkins – The Greatest Show on Earth
William The Conqueror (Sexyback parody)
Rick Strassman – DMT: The Spirit Molecule
We speak with Robert McIntyre, winner of the Small Animal Brain Preservation Prize, about recent advances in brain preservation.
A pretty good introduction to connectomics is this TED Talk by Sebastian Seung
Robert’s blog where he talks shares ideas and talks about his work
The Alcor Case we talked about
If this episode sounds a little sub-par, it’s because Steven edited it since Kyle was on vacation. Let his reputation remain intact!
Check out Naveen Mishra on twitter! @urstrulymishra
The Only Way to Win is Not to Play
Major source used by Eneasz – Our Mind Can Be Hijacked
A recent Molochian short story Eneasz likes – Three Bodies at Mitanni
Facebook Purity – use it, it’s good
TheZvi’s post Against Facebook. (It’s long, but you can skip the “break down of the 30 items” section in the middle, that’s really just there for documentation)
A quick primer, and what do they have to do with EA?
Bitcoin mining takes off in Venezuela due to hyperinflation of the local currency and nearly-free electricity.
China is starting to shut down legal BitCoin use.
What makes Ethereum special?
Ethereum already using as much electricity as a small country.
Harry Potter – is it super pro-capitalist/consumerist?
Eneasz talks about his first Burning Man experience
Sorry this is late. Please accept a 167 minute episode as apology?
And 9/26 is Petrov Day!
There’s a couple minutes of extra talk about the Burning Man Suicide that is available on Patreon. It’s free for anyone who wants to hear it, but we didn’t include it in the main episode, and don’t have it available on our main RSS feed, so that no one accidentally listens to it.
We couldn’t contact Thomas in time to get his source, and will update this once we can, but it’s possible he was referring to the CDC’s fact sheet stating “CDC projects that approximately one in six MSM overall are at risk of being diagnosed with HIV in their lifetime if current diagnoses rates persist”
Thomas’s game design company – Sixpence Games