Is what we do. We answer six more questions from the list. It’s all for you, America.
Here we are, once again. We’re an-swering questions. Can’t deny, can’t pretend. That we are not done.
That just happened and can’t unhappen. It’s probably best we move straight away to the notes. Agreed? Agreed.
- At the top of the order is “The Reverse Luddite Fallacy” by Calum Chace, which is great. Yes, we’re tickled to see our coinage get this kind of mileage; but more importantly, we want this idea to spread and to shake people from their stale faith in The Luddite Fallacy. Thanks for running with this, Calum.
- Musk is already looking past Mars in his plans for interplanetary
dominationtravel. But as an MMA fan, I say, never look past your next opponent.
- Zuckerberg and Chan promise to cure all diseases. Cures are likely to be made available to Facebook users only though.
- Check out this episode of Srsly Wrong to learn a bit about safe nuclear power and other areas where the left has lost the plot. While you’re at it, check out any episode of Srsly Wrong.
- What’s vertical farming? you ask. Look!
- Thanks to Jeff Till for convincing me that compulsory schooling is rubbish. Though Jeff isn’t on board with UBI (yet), maybe he’d be more receptive to the idea if we just took the $6-20K spent per student per year in public school systems and redistributed it as UBI. With a UBI, parents could homeschool, or put the money toward tuition at Ad Astra AKA Elon Musk’s School For Gifted Youngsters.
- DeepMind’s Wavenet brings us a step closer to realistically human-like voices. Also a step closer to Terminator. (What, I can’t make a Terminator reference sometimes?)
- For those that think there’s something to the idea of memes, check out this analysis of “The Millennial Whoop.”
Media Mentions™ (I don’t know if it’s really trademarked, but now I know the shortcut for ™ and cannot be stopped. Or killed.)
- The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin
- Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
- A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man by James Joyce