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How Social Status Works (3) 2021/03/08 Anonymous #1 One of the reasons the reddit cosplayer is getting hate actually is related to race, but not how she thinks. White and asian girls who do bad cosplays don't get upvotes and don't get much attention, which means not much hate. They don't make the fr
Speed Reading Is a Core Life Skill (36) 2021/03/08 curi Mystery in the 90's trying to get guys to actually learn something about PUA instead of just being keyboard warriors: Go approach and talk to 100 women. And post some field reports. curi now: Go read 100 books. And post some book reports.
Open Discussion: Economics (224) 2021/03/08 curi > **Because they don’t want more water and they do want more diamonds.** That's basically what marginal utility says. more = marginal. want = utility.
Alisa Discussion (268) 2021/03/07 curi #19955 thank you. i deployed the reply and quote link improvements.
curi's Microblogging (161) 2021/03/07 chris p. i love you
FI Learning Basecamp (4) 2021/03/06 curi Today on Basecamp I started helping Dface figure out a learning plan. Join to read that.
Andy B Harassment Continues (24) 2021/03/05 chris p. i'm here for you
Focusing Your Attention Discussion (8) 2021/03/05 chris p good job
Discussion About Inferential Distance (9) 2021/03/05 curi #8 btw when i talk about addition i mean merely being able to add, like figuring out what 3+9 is. IME most ppl, even with mathy backgrounds (including a math degree or using math in their job), do not have a good enough conceptual grasp of some basic
Deplatforming and Fraud (459) 2021/03/04 Anonymous #20098 Oops, I missed that the RSBN ban had already been covered here in #20094. Here's an article on the ban from Andy Ngo's *The Post Millenial*: https://thepostmillennial.com/breaking-youtube-suspends-rsbn-for-broadcasting-trumps-cpac-2021-speech-c
Open Discussion (2021) (79) 2021/03/03 curi Vaccinate California Job Available
Politics Discussion (449) 2021/03/03 curi https://twitter.com/horowitz39/status/1367153085768863746 [image]
Max Microblogging (266) 2021/03/02 Max I have been intensely focused on work the past 2+ weeks (and have had some major successes). That will continue for at least another 2 weeks, and probably much longer. That means I won't post here nearly as much. FYI.
RSI (2) 2021/03/02 Anonymous *Hand + Wrist Exercises For Gamers* (5:29) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiRC80FJbHU This has many exercises that I've seen elsewhere, and seems to have a good variety too. Seems reasonable that the exercises would work for office/typing RSI as
New Community Website Project (61) 2021/03/02 curi I want the new site to work even if people don't participate. They can be quiet and I'll just keep posting good, helpful stuff regularly. I do *not* want to do that with the Basecamp. That's a free thing for people who actually want to do stuff. Bu
Google Is Culturally Racist (7) 2021/03/02 Anonymous #6 continued... > "Strong No Move Forward. Couldn't handle basic algorithms. Couldn't handle working with java collections beyond absolute surface level. Does not understand code in any depth." > TO BE CLEAR THESE ARE THE WORDS OF GOOGLE. The ti
Sources of Organization (2) 2021/03/02 curi One of the problems with school is its hostility to multi-source learning. They want you to believe whatever the one teacher and one textbook say. (Sometimes multiple teachers or textbooks are used, but they're normally chosen to agree with each other
What To Read (100) 2021/02/28 Anonymous Source for Carmack quote: https://slashdot.org/story/99/10/15/1012230/john-carmack-answers
Gaming Discussion (52) 2021/02/25 curi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLBEGNLU9PM Has anyone played Valheim? If so, thoughts? Like it? Problems?
internetrules Microblogging (61) 2021/02/17 internetrules Time Will Run Back
New Community Website: Features and Tech (218) 2021/02/13 curi todo lists (that u can check off) and calendar stuff (e.g. notify at certain time, or recurring events like being asked a question on a schedule) are possible features.
Anne Discussion (73) 2021/02/13 Anne B SICP Project
Letter to Jordan Peterson on Antidepressants and Rational Discussion (15) 2021/02/12 internetrules > They tell you to seek help - but contact with hospitals increases suicide risk by 100%. i have not looked into this at all, but i feel like that might be correlation or something. im gonna make an example: lets say there are 2 groups of suicid
New Community Website: Marketing (37) 2021/02/11 curi What people ask for is not what they actually want. Great, simple list of examples from Jonathan Stark: https://jonathanstark.com/daily/20210211-2100-what-they-want-you-to-do-is-not-what-they-want
Should I Facecam? (12) 2021/02/08 Max For ppl who haven't done makeup, I [talk a bit today about social pressuring around women and makeup](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUSntHWKExw&list=PLyqNe7EpSQmlGHB81-hzp-DZTFjVFVmWk&index=7&t=596) and particularly how it interacts with going on we

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#1 One of the reasons the reddit cosplayer is getting hate actually is related to race, but not how she thinks. White and asian girls who do bad cosplays don't get upvotes and don't get much attention, which means not much hate. They don't make the fr Anonymous How Social Status Works 2021/03/08
https://www.tiktok.com/@afrococoapuffs/video/6934817610085305606 255k likes #unbothered at the end. then why u making the video? main point: it's 2 sentences repeated for 60 seconds. ppl like stuff with so little to think about. they like curi How Social Status Works 2021/03/08
Mystery in the 90's trying to get guys to actually learn something about PUA instead of just being keyboard warriors: Go approach and talk to 100 women. And post some field reports. curi now: Go read 100 books. And post some book reports. curi Speed Reading Is a Core Life Skill 2021/03/08
> Speed Reading Is a Core Life Skill My new theory: *Reading Is a Core Life Skill*. Let's start there :/ I keep having to revise things to be more basic. curi Speed Reading Is a Core Life Skill 2021/03/08
If you wanna analyze modern social dynamics with a Gen Z slant, this comment thread has *so much*: https://www.reddit.com/r/Genshin_Impact/comments/m0mr60/helloooo_i_cosplayed_lumine_im_really_proud_of_ha/ Example: > .......???? I’m literal curi How Social Status Works 2021/03/08
> **Because they don’t want more water and they do want more diamonds.** That's basically what marginal utility says. more = marginal. want = utility. curi Open Discussion: Economics 2021/03/08
https://jonathanstark.com/daily/20210307-0321-my-theory-of-value > “Marginal utility” is silly academic handwaving. > How come some people are willing to pay more money for diamonds than water? > **Because they don’t want more water and curi Open Discussion: Economics 2021/03/08
#19955 thank you. i deployed the reply and quote link improvements. curi Alisa Discussion 2021/03/07
i love you chris p. curi's Microblogging 2021/03/07
#20117 Why did pannenkoek get popular? 4 million views on [SM64 - Watch for Rolling Rocks - 0.5x A Presses (Commentated)](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpk2tdsPh0A) which stressed him out too much to make more videos on that channel. It wasn't me curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/07
Merit and popularity are very separate things. People have a massive bias about assuming stuff gets what it deserves. Examples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t9wUDp3pJo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcmPdcOAXUI&t=661s Tiny channels with curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/07
#20115 Typo: That should be "Millennial", not "Millenial". Anonymous curi's Microblogging 2021/03/06
#20112 JFC NYT. *The Post Millenial* [responded](https://thepostmillennial.com/new-york-times-falsely-claims-that-last-years-blm-violence-was-misinformation): > The fact that BLM rallies have on many occasions turned extremely violent is beyond dis Anonymous curi's Microblogging 2021/03/06
Today on Basecamp I started helping Dface figure out a learning plan. Join to read that. curi FI Learning Basecamp 2021/03/06
[image] David Horowitz responds: https://twitter.com/horowitz39/status/1368261976204275713 > The ambulance driver I knew for the Black Panther health clinic is paralyzed from the neck down,, the re curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/06
It's disturbing what sort of propaganda the NYT is putting out: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/05/us/politics/latino-voters-democrats.html > Some of the frustrations voiced by Hispanic Republican men are stoked by misinformation, including cons curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/06
i'm here for you chris p. Andy B Harassment Continues 2021/03/05
"fouxdefafa" trolled the FI Basecamp today with bad faith comments and by vandalizing other people's task lists. Simultaneously, "chris p" trolled curi.us at https://curi.us/2394-focusing-your-attention-discussion#9 curi Andy B Harassment Continues 2021/03/05
good job chris p Focusing Your Attention Discussion 2021/03/05
#8 btw when i talk about addition i mean merely being able to add, like figuring out what 3+9 is. IME most ppl, even with mathy backgrounds (including a math degree or using math in their job), do not have a good enough conceptual grasp of some basic curi Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/05
#7 A reasonable generic approach is binary search backwards from a point like evolution towards basic stuff like addition. I mention this b/c I think there's a decent chance you already know what binary search is due to profession. I don't particularl curi Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/05
I have no desire to debate with you about evolution (at this point in time). >Does that make sense? Is that reasonable to you? Are you interested in finding ways to test your knowledge and figure out what needs more practice or study and what doesn S. Emiya Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/05
> Could your share me a book or essay reference where Popper talked about it? "Epistemology Without a Knowing Subject" in *Objective Knowledge*. [image] > Imagine we start with 1000 paperback copi curi Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/05
>He said it first and I'm following his lead. I agree with what he said about it. Could your share me a book or essay reference where Popper talked about it? >But paper books are not replicators A replicator is something which contributes cau S. Emiya Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/05
> What do you mean by with Popper? He said it first and I'm following his lead. I agree with what he said about it. > I also think that books contain knowledge. I think the ideas inside the books replicated themselves from the mind of the author curi Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/04
>With Popper, I think books can contain knowledge. What do you mean by with Popper? I also think that books contain knowledge. I think the ideas inside the books replicated themselves from the mind of the author into the book. They could then Anonymous Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/04
> "knowledge is information contained in replicators, or sequences of replicators" I disagree. With Popper, I think books can contain knowledge. > Could you clarify what you mean here? I was thinking it was maybe because the bits and the informa curi Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/04
Discussion About Inferential Distance S. Emiya Discussion About Inferential Distance 2021/03/04
#20098 Oops, I missed that the RSBN ban had already been covered here in #20094. Here's an article on the ban from Andy Ngo's *The Post Millenial*: https://thepostmillennial.com/breaking-youtube-suspends-rsbn-for-broadcasting-trumps-cpac-2021-speech-c Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/03/04
RightSide Broadcasting Network [wrote on Twitter](https://twitter.com/RSBNetwork/status/1367519312890724355) (2021-03-04): > RSBN has been suspended from YouTube for two weeks because of the Trump #CPAC2021 speech, which violated their guidelines o Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/03/04
> if this is an unmoderated discussion forum why did you delete my post I deleted #6 because I thought it was spam. I've undeleted it due to #7. curi Focusing Your Attention Discussion 2021/03/04
if this is an unmoderated discussion forum why did you delete my post chris p. Focusing Your Attention Discussion 2021/03/04
#20094 the underlying trends and causes are older but some of the events are happening and escalating fast curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/03/04
Tim Pool: [Ebay Just NUKED Dr. Seuss Books As OFFENSIVE, RSBN Gets Nuked By Youtube As Censorship Escalates](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amAHRY2neAg) RSBN got a 2 week youtube ban over raw footage of a Trump speech. Things are getting really curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/03/04
The world ain't all civilized. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-politics-video-idCAKBN2AW1W4 Even in the U.S. we've had tons of violent BLM and antifa related riots and corrupt criminals just stole the presidency using massive voter fr curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/04
i wanted to shock you into expressing your anger chris p. Focusing Your Attention Discussion 2021/03/03
Vaccinate California Job Available curi Open Discussion (2021) 2021/03/03
https://twitter.com/horowitz39/status/1367153085768863746 [image] curi Politics Discussion 2021/03/03
We achieved the first high posting activity day for Basecamp yesterday! Around 70 posts. Join now, unless you want to miss out on FI learning. curi FI Learning Basecamp 2021/03/03
#77 Apparently, the Gab data breach includes the email address associated with each account. Unlike most of the info contained in the breach, this info is *not* public. https://twitter.com/getongab/status/1366954798524887042?s=21 : > [retyped fr Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/03/03
#20085 AWS has exams for certifying your knowledge of their services. You can do these exams online using proctoring software called Pearson Vue, which also demands basically remote control of your computer. You should use similar caution when doing o oh my god it's turpentine curi's Microblogging 2021/03/03
I have been intensely focused on work the past 2+ weeks (and have had some major successes). That will continue for at least another 2 weeks, and probably much longer. That means I won't post here nearly as much. FYI. Max Max Microblogging 2021/03/02
Many schools are demanding lots of access to your computer (basically full remote control) for online/remote exams. This is unsafe. They can read or damage all your stuff. What should you do about it? There are two reasonable options: 1. Crea curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/02
*Hand + Wrist Exercises For Gamers* (5:29) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiRC80FJbHU This has many exercises that I've seen elsewhere, and seems to have a good variety too. Seems reasonable that the exercises would work for office/typing RSI as Anonymous RSI 2021/03/02
I want the new site to work even if people don't participate. They can be quiet and I'll just keep posting good, helpful stuff regularly. I do *not* want to do that with the Basecamp. That's a free thing for people who actually want to do stuff. Bu curi New Community Website Project 2021/03/02
#6 continued... > "Strong No Move Forward. Couldn't handle basic algorithms. Couldn't handle working with java collections beyond absolute surface level. Does not understand code in any depth." > TO BE CLEAR THESE ARE THE WORDS OF GOOGLE. The ti Anonymous Google Is Culturally Racist 2021/03/02
Another Twitter thread by the same author. Has some quotes from Googlers who interviewed HBCU students. https://twitter.com/realabril/status/1354922395811811331 : > Google’s stance was that “our interview feedback case studies and curricula Anonymous Google Is Culturally Racist 2021/03/02
Lots of things have biased designs in ways most people don't acknowledge or talk about. Airbags were designed for men, not women or children. Car manufacturers have figured this out. Some cars will disable the passenger side airbags when they detec curi Google Is Culturally Racist 2021/03/02
Are Google's self-driving cars going to be better at stopping before hitting white pedestrians than black pedestrians? Serious concern. And it's not just Google. Also Apple, Tesla, Amazon (who'd like to automate delivery vehicles rather than passen curi Google Is Culturally Racist 2021/03/02
https://metro.co.uk/2017/07/13/racist-soap-dispensers-dont-work-for-black-people-6775909/ Allegedly some automatic soap dispensers at sinks don't detect black hands. Last paragraph of article mentions other issues: > The soap dispenser is ano curi Google Is Culturally Racist 2021/03/02
https://twitter.com/patio11/status/1366467022993809409 > "The tech job funnel filters for class" is one of the most critical realizations about it, and one that I try to tell people about, particularly if they'll be selected against by that filter. curi Google Is Culturally Racist 2021/03/02
I wonder if Google dislikes Gen Z and has compatibility issues with them. curi Google Is Culturally Racist 2021/03/02
One of the problems with school is its hostility to multi-source learning. They want you to believe whatever the one teacher and one textbook say. (Sometimes multiple teachers or textbooks are used, but they're normally chosen to agree with each other curi Sources of Organization 2021/03/02
I liked this and it helped (and is helping) me. I've shared it with some people that I think it could help, too. Anonymous Sources of Organization 2021/03/02
#20068 Good quote by Allred from [that article](https://www.thepullrequest.com/p/the-american-dream-as-a-service): > There are no welders in Congress. If there were, we would have Title IV for trucking school. Why can’t you get a Pell grant to be Anonymous curi's Microblogging 2021/03/01
Gab hacked Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/03/01
I noticed recently that some of my Walmart deliveries have started coming from the local Walmart in bags instead of shipped in a box. When they come like this, they generally come faster than the initial estimated shipping time. The faster delivery Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/03/01
A significant part of our society is getting really openly hostile to discussion. https://www.tiktok.com/@filmcooper/video/6926621545364278534 A million likes for a guy saying he isn't running for office so he shouldn't need any reasons for his curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/01
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZ-opI-jghs DD video. oh my god it's turpentine Open Discussion (2021) 2021/03/01
https://www.thepullrequest.com/p/the-american-dream-as-a-service interesting article on lambda school, including how it helps people with social class differences so they can get coding jobs better curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/01
https://twitter.com/jackposobiec/status/1366396186257731589 > BREAKING: Trump confirms he requested 10,000 National Guard troops for Jan 6 to defend the city. Says Capitol officials under Pelosi refused. I saw this before brought up by a congres curi curi's Microblogging 2021/03/01
Source for Carmack quote: https://slashdot.org/story/99/10/15/1012230/john-carmack-answers Anonymous What To Read 2021/02/28
A Deepness in the Sky Anonymous What To Read 2021/02/28
Nice article on reverse engineering a bit of GTA5 code and fixing two lines that were causes 7min load times when it should have been 2min. somehow GTA makes tons of money but the makers never bothered to fix a lot of their players having 5+ min lo curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/28
The Basecamp is probably your last chance to get some free, personalized attention (from me) to help you learn. When my new site is ready, I plan to move to paid memberships (with some curated, free stuff by me to read/watch but it'll be members-only curi FI Learning Basecamp 2021/02/28
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMDZcbkgpJA A video about a bitcoin scam called Quadriga CX. oh my god it's turpentine Politics Discussion 2021/02/28
https://ki.infil.net/w02-netcode-p5.html Great explanation of how "rollback netcode" makes online play in fighting games like SSBM feel almost like you are playing your opponent locally on the same console. (This review is for everything up to "the Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/27
https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Damore-Google-COMPLAINT.pdf > On August 26, 2016, Curtis Yarvin, a well-known conservative blogger who has reportedly advised Steve Bannon, Peter Thiel, and other members of the Trump admini curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/02/27
https://twitter.com/webdevMason/status/1365426190035550210 A man has threatened to murder, torture and rape a woman and has spied on her. The government claims he's mentally ill so they won't lock him up. oh my god it's turpentine Politics Discussion 2021/02/26
#20056 > I think success on both of those tests would indicate that I'm good enough at writing and reading individual basic hiragana to move on. Note: Moving on isn't binary. I think the concept you want is "be done with". You can do some furth curi Alisa Discussion 2021/02/26
#20056 I wrote: > Title: Speedrunning applied to writing and reading basic hirigana > Note: in previous posts on this page, I misspelled hiragana as "hirigana" Oops – I also misspelled it in the title of that very post. I noticed the misspe Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/02/26
Speedrunning applied to writing and reading basic hirigana Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/02/26
#72 Do you have criticism of https://graymirror.substack.com/p/1-a-general-theory-of-collaboration ? curi Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/26
Lauren Southern criticizes fact-checkers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K59IcC2lWho&feature=youtu.be Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/02/26
> (Also consider disengaging from politics.) Yarvin agrees with you about disengaging. He talks about it at length. It's a major topic in his work :) https://graymirror.substack.com/p/1-a-general-theory-of-collaboration https://graymirror.sub Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/26
You guys have any criticisms of Yarvin? He's majorly flawed. I want to discourage anyone from being an uncritical or only mildly critical fan of him. Put some serious thought into his flaws and your disagreements with him if you keep reading him. ( curi Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/26
#69 Thanks for the tip. I subscribed. I like this quote from https://graymirror.substack.com/p/the-journalist-rationalist-showdown : > lying is much harder than it seems; every lie you tell creates a surface area of mendacity that you have to perma Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/26
Curtis Yarvin - Gray Mirror Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
#67 Creators who use YouTube and pay any attention know that YouTube has an aggressive censoring algorithm, particularly for comments or chat messages containing links. I've run into problems with it repeatedly. I think anyone who actually wants to curi Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
#63 I posted that link (and some additional) in the comments on Yaron's video but my comment got removed. At least it is not visible to me. I then posted a comment asking about the removed comment. I can not see that comment either. If Yaron and / o Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
#61 Earth Class Mail can also [deposit checks for you](https://help.earthclassmail.com/hc/en-us/articles/115010713127-Set-Up-A-Check-Deposit-Account)! For my type of account, unless I want to pay an extra flat monthly fee, each check deposit would cos Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
#20043 I've seen several things about this. I think it's bad but I don't know the degree of badness. Should I be making any changes to my life because of it? Major changes? curi Open Discussion: Economics 2021/02/25
NYT opinion: ignore sources that Wikipedia trashes Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTPj9VlNzQ0 James Randi says he made some rules restricting applying for his million dollar prize paranormal powers prize you had to have some media coverage somewhere somewhat recognizable and at least one academ curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/25
> Fast-forward to February 2020. Since then, the quantity of money in the U.S. economy, measured by M2, has increased by an astonishing $4 trillion. That’s a one-year increase of 26%—the largest annual percentage increase since 1943. from: http Anonymous Open Discussion: Economics 2021/02/25
Most people are less of an Internet Person than they present themselves as when communicating online. This causes trouble when they fail to integrate internet-based learning like FI into their lives and they're hiding and misleading re lots of the cau curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/25
China Uncensored: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qqqj_zHJQZo > Trudeau Won’t Admit China Is Committing Genocide curi Politics Discussion 2021/02/25
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLBEGNLU9PM Has anyone played Valheim? If so, thoughts? Like it? Problems? curi Gaming Discussion 2021/02/25
Sowell on slavery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nuVhEdAgOY curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/25
#20037 The tiktok video description, minus hashtags, is: > Basics are everything and repeating something the dog doesn’t understand 47x doesn’t help It's a short video (like everything on tiktok). Watch it if you care about what I'm saying. curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/25
https://www.tiktok.com/@betadogtraining/video/6921808974442499334 Dog trainer reports: - 7/10 clients, on first contact seeking her help, think they're already great at the basics. They want to jump straight into their idea of some more advanced curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/25
#62 I responded to Brook's video with a YouTube comment linking to Sunny's criticism from #63 Loading the page now, my comment isn't there. From memory, the text I wrote was something like "You have received criticism [link]". A hint about wh curi Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
*National Students for Justice in Palestine* now openly hates the US and Canada too: https://canarymission.org/campaign/NSJP2019 > National SJP now holds three key positions: > 1. Israel must be destroyed. > 2. The U.S. & Canada should not curi Politics Discussion 2021/02/25
https://twitter.com/paulg/status/1364906114521956353 [image] Interesting claim. Makes sense historically that most books would have just had a little text on the cover when book publishing was newer. curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/25
#62 Here's an example of criticism Brook received: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=995Riq8JdUo curi Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
https://jonathanturley.org/2021/02/25/st-josephs-university-professor-suspended-for-criticism-of-reparations-on-social-media/ Universities are okay with professors who support a lefty who stalked and murdered a right wing protester, but not with pr oh my god it's turpentine Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/02/25
Yaron Brook claims that he values rational criticism but that nobody is criticising him. > I value criticism > nobody criticises me Starts at about 1:43:32 https://youtu.be/77K28gygAJQ?t=6212 Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/25
Earth Class Mail Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/24
Tim Pool: [Project Veritas Video Leak PROVES Tech Execs Plan Censoring Conservatives, Even Threaten Republicans](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yD2ljQfKWaI) curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/02/24
#56 The review of "I care a lot" is largely accurate about its merit as a film. It's technically well shot and acted but the main character is evil, has no good qualities of any kind and her motivations aren't explained. The mental health system is us oh my god it's turpentine Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/24
Thunderf00t debunkd SpaceX and Elon Musk. The biggest topic covered is whether SpaceX can put stuff in orbit for way cheaper than others. They claim to but can't. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TxkE_oYrjU part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watc curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/24
#58 One paper claims to contradict the other. If that claim is false, then the paper that made the claim has an error (the claim itself). If the claim is true, then at least one of the two papers contains an error, because two sets of statements that Alisa Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/23
#57 You haven't shown that either. What error? Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/23
#55 True. The point of my post should have been, not that the papers contradict each other, because I didn't address that issue, but that at least one of the papers contains an error. Alisa Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/23
I've been posting stuff about how to learn. Join up if you want to do something to learn. curi FI Learning Basecamp 2021/02/23
Bismuth spends 6 hours per 1 minute of video produced! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITdFiq6cDZY [image] curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/23
#20020 :(((((( curi Politics Discussion 2021/02/23
https://opensourcedefense.substack.com/p/osd-105-the-atf-is-giving-out-machine The ATF has just retroactively made people who bought a T36 gun, which it approved for sale two years ago, into criminals. oh my god it's turpentine Politics Discussion 2021/02/22
Has anyone that is familiar with Szasz seen the movie "I care a lot"? Seems to, at least partially, show how psychiatry takes away ppls liberty. UEG's review (I have not seen the movie nor had I heard about the movie before I started watching UEG's Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/22
#54 you haven't mentioned or quoted what the contradiction is, or claimed to have checked in any way that they actually contradict. Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/22
Summary: Two papers in a prestigious math journal contradict each other. Both are over 10 years old, and no erratum was ever published for either paper. Kevin Buzzard, [Formalising mathematics: an introduction.](https://xenaproject.wordpress.com/20 Alisa Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/22
I'm concerned about USD monetary inflation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOOZeQ_tNgk curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/22
https://yournews.com/2021/02/19/2033550/joe-bidens-dept-of-energy-blocked-texas-from-increasing-power/ The US government's department of energy stopped the government of Texas from taking measures to prevent power cuts, because allowing people enou oh my god it's turpentine Politics Discussion 2021/02/22
USPS (US post office) informed delivery is good. They send you email notifications, with images of the mail you'll get, the morning it will come. They will also send info about package deliveries, sometimes further in advance. Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/22
#19990 More about the Jan 6 mob beating a police officer to death with a fire extinguisher *being a media lie*: https://greenwald.substack.com/p/the-false-and-exaggerated-claims curi Politics Discussion 2021/02/21
#20010 I realized that, for most projects, I have a goal above and beyond putting in some minimum daily amount of time. For SMB1, for example, I’m trying to get to a specific time in my best speedrun. For Capitalism, I’m trying to read the 1st cha Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/02/21
#20009 I think I almost always stop freewriting when the 5 minute timer on my watch finishes. I finish up the sentence I'm on, usually. I don't know much about "flow state[s]". If I had something I wanted to finish writing about I might do that, b Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/02/20
#20007 5min on every single freewrite is suspicious. not sure what's going on there. do you never get into a thought you wanna finish writing about? no flow state? no finishing something up? curi Alisa Discussion 2021/02/20
#20007 cool. share this or a link to it on FI Learning Basecamp? curi Alisa Discussion 2021/02/20
Daily project spreadsheet Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/02/20
A reasonably interesting pov someone shared about how they became an anti-open-debate leftist: https://twitter.com/17cShyteposter/status/1362264300795006977 curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/19
#20004 Deliberately firing a gun into the air is dumb and criminal. That bullet will come down somewhere, possibly killing or injuring someone innocent. However, assault is probably not the right charge for such an act. Reckless endangerment (possi Andy Dufresne Politics Discussion 2021/02/19
https://www.zerohedge.com/political/oakland-chinatown-shop-owner-arrested-after-firing-shots-thwart-robbery > Only in a liberal-run state like California will a store owner get jailed for intervening in a robbery outside his shop. It's backasswards curi Politics Discussion 2021/02/19
In today's "Forward Observer" (non-free email list), Samuel Culper writes: > Through institutional soft power, white supremacy is becoming synonymous with capitalism, Christianity, and all the other traditional aspects of American society declared Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/02/19
#51 Do you have a criticism of Gad Saad? oh my god it's turpentine Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/18
#49 no but your standards are very low so you might like him Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/17
Time Will Run Back internetrules internetrules Microblogging 2021/02/17
Chrissy Clark, [Oregon Dept. of Education: Asking Students To ‘Show Their Work’ In Math Class Is A Form Of White Supremacy](https://www.dailywire.com/news/asking-students-to-show-their-work-in-math-class-is-a-form-of-white-supremacy), DailyWire.co Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/02/17
#19997 ya and if u start with posting easy things then the hard part can be doing a post, and u don't have to worry about the content much, so there are fewer hard parts. curi internetrules Microblogging 2021/02/17
posting easy things internetrules internetrules Microblogging 2021/02/17
Japanese project update Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/02/16
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxMc2GoP33c this guy is really good at WoW. has a lot of vids soloing hard stuff with mages. in this one he does open world solo aoe farming to level 60 with zero deaths in 72h of gameplay. 72h is condensed to a 1.5h vi curi Gaming Discussion 2021/02/16
The new Basecamp ( [join here](https://3.basecamp.com/4983193/join/KEHzLZV59MYT) ) is for self-directed learning with some tips and tools. I want the new community website to require less self-direction. I want to take the lead more and make it eas curi New Community Website Project 2021/02/16
#19983 I posted more on Basecamp today. I talked about the benefits and downsides of sharing online. curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/16
omg i hadn't seen unbuffered manual super swims before. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZ7qUswMsPA nice video about some of the hardest speedrunning tricks. curi Gaming Discussion 2021/02/15
#19962 The NYT has partially retracted the Sicknick story that I claimed involved NYT lying: https://amgreatness.com/2021/02/14/the-new-york-times-retracts-the-sicknick-story/ The NYT posted this update, essentially admitting they may have been curi Politics Discussion 2021/02/15
#63 Basecamp doesn't support markdown and doesn't have a good ways to import or export writing. Those are my biggest concerns. Basecamp also doesn't do public permalinks. People have to join to read anything. If those things concern you for a parti curi New Community Website Project 2021/02/15
The new website is gonna take a while. I decided to try using Basecamp in the meantime: https://3.basecamp.com/4983193/join/KEHzLZV59MYT I think it's a lot better than Discord and I have been unable to get ppl to just use curi.us. I still prefer curi New Community Website Project 2021/02/15
> #19985 > I think your msg is saying that, even if I have posted about this problem and mb recognise it a bit, that it's a bigger problem than I realise and has bigger impacts than I realise, even still. Also that if I want to get better at learn trying to be helpful Max Microblogging 2021/02/13
re: 19985 by 'trying to be helpful' Max Max Microblogging 2021/02/13
> #19927 > ** --- (the rest of this post is some free-writing / reflection / notes) --- ** > This is mb also related to an attitude I have towards learning, where I like think it's better or more valuable to explore things on my own than bootst trying to be helpful Max Microblogging 2021/02/13
todo lists (that u can check off) and calendar stuff (e.g. notify at certain time, or recurring events like being asked a question on a schedule) are possible features. curi New Community Website: Features and Tech 2021/02/13
i made an FI Learning basecamp project: https://3.basecamp.com/4983193/join/KEHzLZV59MYT i think it’s worth a try, esp b4 new website is made. curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/13
#61 maybe start with just paywall, plus track mobile posting internally, then consider more screening if there's a problem. that has some issues, e.g. some bad cultural norms could get started and might have to give out refunds and alienate some ppl i curi New Community Website Project 2021/02/13
People often don't say their goals. I see this all the time when they ask stuff at FI. https://jonathanstark.com/daily/20210213-0151-where-to curi curi's Microblogging 2021/02/13
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#19971 >> Can you explain more about how “excess capacity and how it relates to constraints” helps us understand “that we can still 'know' things even if there are problems and ultimately all ideas will be refuted by ever-better ideas”? Th Anne B Max Microblogging 2021/02/13
https://blog.thinkst.com/2021/02/on-solarwinds-supply-chains-and_12.html Explains the solarwinds hack briefly. Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/02/13
https://jacobian.org/2021/feb/10/interview-questions-dei/ How to ask a job interview question about “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” and some tips for grading the candidate’s answer. Awful. Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/02/13