The world is a complex system, it's impossible to know all the variables much less how they interact.
Keep this in mind when alarmists (or "experts") spout prophecies of doom like global warming, terrorism, pandemics or anything it requires government intervention to solve it.

“He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.”
― George Bernard Shaw

This is an area of in need of more researchers.

But those concerns that this tech would only be used by the wealthy, increase inequality and cause overpopulation are completely invalid for anyone who understands basic .

This is so cool
Unpredictable deterministic systems.

How about unpredictable indeterministic system such as extremistan?

This is one of those outstanding advancements in that will catalyse even more striking breakthroughs in the future

"If you can get rid of old or incorrect models from your head and think clearly
in a way to ask a precise question, the universe awaits with new knowledge for
you to find"

― CGP Grey

“Arguments from authority carry little weight – authorities have made mistakes in the past. They will do so again in the future. Perhaps a better way to say it is that in science there are no authorities; at most, there are experts.”

― Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: as a Candle in the Dark

Five rules of according to Neil deGrasse Tyson:

(1) Question authority. No idea is true just because someone says so, including me.

(2) Think for yourself. Question yourself. Don't believe anything just because you want to. Believing something doesn't make it so.

(3) Test ideas by the evidence gained from observation and experiment. If a favorite idea fails a well-designed test, it's wrong. Get over it.

The earliest and most important tools of come from observing, measuring, and enhancing the output of our senses.

- Benoit Mandelbrot

Fascinating research showing that slow and deep breathing with emphasis on long exhalation stimulate the vagus nerve, lowering stress and improving concentration.

Fun podcast covering - economics, investing, jed-mckenna, money, spirituality, trading.

I'll make sure to check Jim's twitter often.

"People Think They Are Thinking When They Are Merely Rearranging Their Prejudices"

"Society is filled with things to misdirect you, to let you avoid, to distract you, to focus all of you energy on trivial and unimportant shit"


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