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125 – Hacking Away at Careers

The conspirators share potential weaknesses in the career-distribution system that too many people don’t exploit. With the usual amount of meandering along the way. 80,000 hours Two articles from Tim Ferriss’s blog Optimal Employment – LessWrong Here’s an older episode … Continue reading

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124 – Longevity

A listener wants to know if we can reach life extension escape velocity. LessWrong open thread on “true” life expectancy, and post on Three Open Problems in Aging The SENS Research Foundation Elysium announces their NMN trial, and the ClinicalTrials.gov … Continue reading

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123 – Stuff Has Been Weird Lately

The trio, like the rest of the country, has been under a bit of stress lately. We spend some time venting and talking about framing devices to cope with the state of the world, then move onto lighter random topics. … Continue reading

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122 – EARN IT vs America

The EARN IT Act was introduce in March, it’s a disgusting censorship policy, and no one is talking about it. But wait it gets worse, because the LAED Act came a few months later and is a direct attack on … Continue reading

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121 – Crony Beliefs

The trio sits down to discuss Kevin Simler’s essay “Crony Beliefs“. It’s awesome and absolutely worth reading the whole thing. Ignore all the stuff we said about climate change and the wildfires. The emailers we got were right. Listen to … Continue reading

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120 – Why Can’t We Brain Good?

We address frustration with how hard it is to wrangle these brains. Wikipedia on Cognitive Distortions Spamming Mirco Intentions Richard Wiseman’s books 59 Seconds, and As If Replacing Guilt Animal Madness book A free cbt workbook We mention CBT a … Continue reading

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