#3 June/2010 - Random toots thread..
#2 May/2020 thread has 24 toots.
"Read what you love until you love to read." - @.naval
"Status games are multiplayer, zero-sum, hierarchical, judged socially.
Get grades, applause, titles now - emptiness later.
Natural games are single player, positive-sum, internal, judged by nature/markets.
Pay in pain now - get wealth, health, knowledge, peace, family later." - @.naval
“Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.” — Simon Sinek
“There are about 150 people that run the world. They are all men. Full stop. They control all of the important assets.” ~@.chamath
#Idea, maybe useless.. :)
2 US presidents; potus-d, potus-r. One primary, and one secondary. Both stay at Whitehouse.
They get to spend money based on their vote shares (say d 51% x r 49%). Non-voter's part (say 40%) shared as ubi.
Winner decides $x budget (say r), then other guy can spend $y ($x*51/49).. $z (40*(x+y)/60) goes to everyone, as #UBI.
"Virtue is what you do when nobody is looking. The rest is marketing. " - Nassim Taleb
In last 12 years, #Bitcoin mining process checked and rejected "4 billion billion billion" ugly hashes, and chose 632874 good looking hashes to protect the ledger.
Currently bitcoin mining checks "100 billion billion" hashes *** per second ***. In other words it checks 100 billion hashes in a billionth of a second (1 nanosecond).
#Bitcoin Core Development on Windows — A Step by Step Guide https://medium.com/coincorner/bitcoin-core-development-on-windows-a-step-by-step-guide-2998c13e74a5
"The human brain isn’t designed to process all of the world’s emergencies in realtime." - @.naval
"I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion." – Alexander the great
Minced meat curry..
"San Francisco is the most expensive third world city on Earth." - @.real_vijay
"If you want to think: read
If you want to understand: write
If you want to know: do" - @.mkobach
It's all about which way you look.
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." - Marcus Aurelius
#Lenovo Brings #Linux® Certification to #ThinkPad and #ThinkStation Workstation Portfolio, Easing Deployment for Developers & Data Scientists https://news.lenovo.com/pressroom/press-releases/lenovo-brings-linux-certification-to-thinkpad-and-thinkstation-workstation-portfolio-easing-deployment-for-developers-data-scientists/
First sign of civilization..
"Most people are more worried about being copied than making something worth copying" - @.jackbutcher
"Things that future generations will question:
- The absurd cost of college
- How hard it is to eat healthy
- All the time we spend sitting down at our desks" - @.david_perell
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some take aways from @.nntaleb by @.JacobGnther1 1/3
-The more boring a local newspaper is, the better the country is functioning.
-Instead of "do to me what I do to you" via negativa "don't do to me what I don't do to you"
-Do not create risk and walk away from it
-Never judge anything on intentions
-The crowd is different to the sum of the individuals
-Centralized networks (decision making) collapse, distributed networks evolve into decentralized networks
some take aways from @.nntaleb by @.JacobGnther1 2/3
-Verbalism, the meaning of words changed depending on context/location
-Growth doesn't come from the state but from the ppl. The state takes credit after the fact
-Everything has to be considered under scale
-Picking up your child from kindergarten racist because you are genetically related? No, as it is about the individual, not the group
some take aways from @.nntaleb by @.JacobGnther1 3/3
-minority rule: the most intolerant runs the place
-Everything should be solved on the lowest possible level (bottom-up)
-good fences make good neighbors (match location and religion/linguistic/ethnic)
-journalists are not interested in what happens, they care about what grabs your attention
@vjy I think that this is more a signal of tribe/family. Civilization requires task specialization and some kind of money.
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