I try to distill the most impactful knowledge over a long time.
I am interested in almost anything but organically gravitate towards topics like cognitive biases, psychology, well-being, epistemology, mental models, collective coordination and decision-making, rationality and effective altruism. I try to think more clearly, avoid biases, state my uncertainties and adhere to the principle, "If I cannot explain it simply, I don't understand it well enough.”
Ideas that keep coming back
One min summaries
<aside> 💡 I have two primary modes of writing on this website 1) In the next section (Knowledge), I aggregate information in the most simple and raw form. It is a sort of encyclopedia, where I aggregate knowledge I find impactful. 2) This section (Writing) is pretty new and growing. It is where I intend to weave ideas from the Knowledge section and present them in a narrative form. On the very bottom of this page you will find summaries, where I try to condense my fav articles, books, podcast.
Bet: David Sinclair is gonna receive a Nobel price someday Probably no (~20%)
March 11, 2023
Imagine a possibility of an alien creature with no scope-neglect. We are living in the world where we comprehend things through singular entities. One is understood – but comparing, relating, imagining two things is harder, three even harder, five difficult, ten very very difficult. Difference between things like 1k, 10k, 100k are almost impossible for us to grasp
Read more… Aliens with no scope-neglect
February 12, 2023