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I want to know why you consider Diego Caleiro is evil.

If you are a Linux user, learn [Colemak]( instead of Dvorak. It's available in almost every distribution (and probably easy to install on Windows as well, but I rarely use Windows). It's both more ergonomic than Dvorak and is much closer to QWERTY, which means it's easier to learn...(read more)

Rationality Reading Group was mostly dead, which is very sad (although many thanks to Gram_Stone for doing it anyway!). Mainly, I guess, because it wasn't promoted and advertized in any way.

My opinion: remove *Bayesian Judo* and add [*Whining-Based Communities*]( Seriously, *Whining-Based Communities* is the most powerful article I've ever read on LW, it symbolizes what rationality is about most of all. The point of rationality is a...(read more)

I think you are absolutely spot on. Fear is a key to many failures of human behavior, and I want to think more about that.

Interestingly, many time management systems like [*Zen to Done*]( and [*Do It Tomorrow*](http://ma...(read more)

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Exactly. It's like how classrooms are supposed to work. I'm much more motivated to engage with this post, then those that simply state a certain truth. If an article simply explains a certain mechanism, I'll read it, say “yeah, that makes sense, I agree with this”, close an article and completely fo...(read more)

Is “time management” even a meaningful term? You can't manage time after all, it just flows. You can manage your focus and your actions and spend them more effectively, given allotted time. Mark Forster in a productivity book [*Do It Tomorrow*]( say...(read more)

My main goal is for my readers to enjoy what they are reading even if the topic isn't at the top of their interests.

Is it correct to say that your explicit goal is to create entertainment/“porn”? Do you optimize for entertainment more than you optimize for other forms of utility?