Also feels related: The Return of Conservative Economics (a)
Feels related: The Nuclear Family Was a Mistake (a)
This series reminds me a lot of Lou Keep's essay on narcissism & modernity: 1, 2
Like two fingers pointing at the moon.
See also: 7 Great Examples of Scientific Discoveries Made in Dreams
(A pop-sci article... I'd love to see a more careful study of the origins of scientific discoveries.)
"... at the extremes of steels properties we don't have to think about it."
... Simulacrum levels continue to rise.
Ben's post is the best reference I've seen for this so far: Excerpts from a larger discussion about simulacra
Apparently Metformin doesn't work when used by itself: https://nintil.com/longevity
(I haven't poked the underlying studies.)
Just encountered this, also: https://nintil.com/longevity
Hot off the presses: https://dominiccummings.com/2020/01/02/two-hands-are-a-lot-were-hiring-data-scientists-project-managers-policy-experts-assorted-weirdos/ (a)
+1 – this game is great.
It's really good with 3-4 people giving instructions and one person in the hot seat. Great for team bonding.