200 – The Educated Mind with Brandon Hendrickson

We talk with Brandon Hendrickson about his ACX-contest winning book review of The Educated Mind by Kieran Egan. “A novel theory about why schools, as they are now, don’t work.”

The winning book review in its original text (also in audio (itunes, spotify))
Brandon’s substack – The Lost Tools of Learning
Science Is Weird – a sprawling online science course that helps kids fall in love with the world

Kurzgesagt – YouTube channel teaching science for humans
The SciFi Podcast
100 Words very short story by Eneasz Brodski
The Time I Failed To Join A Cult, autobiographical post by Eneasz

0:00:23 – The Educated Mind
2:03:40 – Less Wrong Posts
2:20:04 – Guild of the Rose Update
2:21:31 – Thank the Patron

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Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast

LessWrong Sequence Posts Discussed in this Episode:

Arguing “By Definition”

Where to Draw the Boundary?

Next Sequence Posts:

Entropy, and Short Codes

Mutual Information, and Density in Thingspace

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