Piles

Pieces build up into piles.

A pile is a disorganized set of articles, books, ideas, podcasts, quotes, and other things that match a particular interest of mine. They have more weight than a single link, but haven’t yet formed into well-defined beliefs or projects.

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Aliens

Do they exist and how might we get to know them?
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Antifragile

The idea that things get stronger when they interact with chaos.
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Artificial Intelligence

What will this mean for us?
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Behavior Change

Is it possible? Why is it so difficult?
6

Being A Creator

The challenge of making something new.
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Being Alive

What sparks life?
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Cognitive Biases

A cheat sheet to help you remember 200+ biases via 4 conundrums.
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Consciousness

Thinking about thinking about thinking.
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Creativity

What does it take to be truly creative?
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Critical Thinking

Why is it so difficult to define the first principles of critical thinking?
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Death

Memento mori.
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Dialogue

The conversational nature of reality.
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Drawing

Just trying to acquire the raw basics of this craft.
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Ecosystems

The conversational nature of life, organic compounds, and physics.
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Fuzzy

Pieces go here when they don't quite fit anywhere else.
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Game Theory

What's the relationship between players, rules, and strategy?
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Government

How might we govern ourselves?
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Health

The conversational nature of our bodies and the universe.
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Internal Mental Space

Our mind's map of the terrain.
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Language

Words matter.
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Mental Health

How might we not become irrecoverably cynical?
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Meta

About this.
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Mindfulness

Is this it?
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Motivation

Why get out of bed?
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Nature of reality

What is real and how do we know?
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Negative space

The space that surrounds the stuff we directly care about.
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Observation

What are the rewards of careful observation?
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Organizations

The corpus of us.
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Parenting

Nobody told us this would be difficult.
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Policy

What are the rules of living with each other and how should we enforce it?
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Product management

How to build products people love.
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Purpose

The north star.
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Quality time

Does anything else matter?
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Rules to live by

Of the self-determined and self-enforced variety.
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Scientific method

Observation, hypothesis, experiment, results, and repeat.
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Self-reflection

Who am I?
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Self-tracking

What makes sense to track?
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Spirituality

The mystery.
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Strange Loops

The glitches in our universe.
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Systems thinking

Everything connects.
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Technology

The gift of fire.
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Vulnerability

To be present. To be seen. To be hurt. Repeat.