Why I’m done with Apple

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In short, because their products are now mediocre, and their business practices are evil. I’ll be the first to admit being, for a time, a giant Apple fannoun (I’m not sure we’re allowed... READ MORE

Have you tried going for a walk?

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There’s a sort of exoticism that people expect from effective advice – it must be terribly complicated and surprising and insightful. I am increasingly convinced, however, that for most people, the biggest opportunities... READ MORE

Self authoring program

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Thinking about your life is valuable, and makes it more valuable. There have been roughly three traditional methods, all compatible: Therapy. Sitting in front of the fire in your study on the moors,... READ MORE

Of course you have time to exercise

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People will spend hours arguing with complete strangers on the internet why they don’t have twenty minutes for a workout. I imagine there are people – about five – who really can’t squeeze... READ MORE

The Science of Douchebaggery

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There is a profound and often underestimated source of the phenomenon colloquially known as “douchebaggery”: People are not very good at realistically estimating fairness, particularly when it comes to our own rights, contributions, claims and interests in general.  Imagine, if you will, a … Continued

How to actually lose weight

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Wanna lose weight? Odds are, you do. So…how? The worst offenders are well known – sugar, fried stuff, soda, triplemocchaventimacchiatos, eating late at night and lack of exercise. We now also know that a major and historically underestimated factor are simple carbohydrates from … Continued

Plot twist

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I want to direct a movie where the trailer shows only zombies, and the first five minutes are indeed the standard prelude to apocalypse. But then, five minutes in, patient zero is shot and the rest of the movie is … Continued

Fixing finance for the future

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TLDR: Financial institutions spend untold billions every year on arbitrary opulence, trivially automatable administration and lush compensation for managers whose contributions are statistically insignificant. Monumental savings are readily achievable to get everybody a far better deal.

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