We learned a lot of non-obvious lessons during the AimBrain acquisition process. Looking back these are our key takeaways that can help you, and me, in the next one.
Jordan Peterson: Overcome your fear of death… with psilocybin mushrooms? [YouTube video] Link to the original video lecture of “Biblical Series VIII: The Phenomenology of the Divine”. Couple interesting observations: Dose needs to be high enough so that it results in an experience of psychedelic effects (a trip), otherwise there are little or no benefits; … Things I Found Interesting #2
The Philosophical Argument for Working Less (And Wasting Time) [Medium post] The part of “If you give yourself enough time to relax, soon, you will find yourself wanting to express a spontaneous force of creativity, the kind that you usually suppress when busy or working.” rings very true to my own personal experience. There is … Things I Found Interesting #1
I really dislike London’s tube and wanted longer range than with the esk8, so I built a DIY city commuter eBike.
Doing remote server upgrades is risky and usually requires a reboot of the system. Let’s make sure we automate turning on and off of the IP KVM.
I really dislike London’s tube and think that personal electrical vehicles is the future of commute, so I built a DIY electric skateboard.
World domination is likely to be lead by bipedal general-AI robots, so we had a head start.
My mum challenged me to learn how to solve a Rubik’s Cube, so I built a robot to do it for me instead.