Selected texts, essay, and blog posts that are interesting, significant, curious, surprising, provoking, meaningful, cryptic, or pleasant, and associated quotes:
- Gwern: Internet Search Tips
- Gwern: Spaced Repetition
- Overcoming Bias / Robin Hanson: Have A Thing:
I prefer to talk to people who “have a thing.” That is, who have some sort of abstract claim (or question) which they consider important and neglected, for which they often argue, and which intersects somehow with their life hopes/plans.