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Aug
20

Notes on Collective Intelligence from Reinventing Discovery

Editor's note: Below is a giant text dump, might clean up eventually. Reinventing Discovery Online Tools Make Us Smarter Superficially,
7 min read
Feb
01

Musical.ly's Alex Zhu on Igniting Viral Growth and Building a User Community

Below are a few notes from this video where [[Alex Zhu]], the founder of Musical.ly, talks about growing and
1 min read
Nov
30

Why I'm afraid of writing

While writing what I consider my best essay, [[The Information Platform of The Future]], I had many bouts of writer's
2 min read
Nov
30

Why everyone needs to learn social engineering

No one argues the importance of self-defense. The world can be a dangerous place, so one must be able to
2 min read
Nov
19
The Social Information Platform Of the Future: GPT-3, The Next Wikipedia, Stepping Outside Filter Bubbles, and Unprecedented Learning

The Social Information Platform Of the Future: GPT-3, The Next Wikipedia, Stepping Outside Filter Bubbles, and Unprecedented Learning

Technologies whose symbiosis results in a sum that's larger than its parts 🚀
12 min read
Nov
10
(My) Reasons To Start Hiking, and Why I Want To Climb Every Summit in Mauritius

(My) Reasons To Start Hiking, and Why I Want To Climb Every Summit in Mauritius

Hiking is fun—that's the only reason you need really.
3 min read
Oct
24
Why Does The Internet Lack Authentic Voices?

Why Does The Internet Lack Authentic Voices?

This is something that has been bothering me for a while. I have been scrolling through the internet for about
3 min read
Oct
24
Hiking Candos Hill (Summit 0.1)

Hiking Candos Hill (Summit 0.1)

Candos hill is probably the most frequented hiking spot in Mauritius. It's also where I started hiking, and I frequently
3 min read
Oct
23

Quitting the Bad Parts of Social Media - My Exhaustive Guide to Digital Minimalism

Everything I know about using technology sanely
8 min read
Aug
11
Browser Extensions I Can't Live Without

Browser Extensions I Can't Live Without

A list of browser extensions that took minutes to add, but made my browsing experience immeasurably better.
3 min read