002 | Self-aware doorways & dog-space


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By Gianluca Truda and Jared Tumiel, Gianluca Truda, and Jared Tumiel. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Jared and Gianluca compare notes on their favourite productivity strategies and mindfulness techniques. They also explore the rhetorical bias of wisdom and the rationalist interpretation of cached thoughts; before making ill-advised attempts at explaining the nebulous concepts of "Idea Space" and "Short Inferential Distances".


‘Getting Things Done’ book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1633.Getting_Things_Done?from_search=true

‘Eat That Frog’ book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/95887.Eat_That_Frog_

Prediction Markets: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prediction_market

Read more about becoming an expert predictor with the ‘Superforecasting’ book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23995360-superforecasting?ac=1&from_search=true

HighExistence website: https://highexistence.com/ and 30 day challenge: https://jimmanueljoseph.wordpress.com/2016/09/02/30-challenges-to-enlightenment-high-existence/

Book ‘Algorithms To Live By’ on using computer science to make decisions: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25666050-algorithms-to-live-by

LessWrong post on “Cached Thoughts”,. We also talk about ‘cached replies’ a bit later in the podcast: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/2MD3NMLBPCqPfnfre/cached-thoughts

The idea of ‘research debt’ and translating ideas: https://distill.pub/2017/research-debt/

Book ‘Elements of Eloquence’: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17415726-the-elements-of-eloquence

Book on habits and identity, ‘Atomic Habits’: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40121378-atomic-habits

LessWrong post on ‘Expecting Short Inferential Distances’: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/HLqWn5LASfhhArZ7w/expecting-short-inferential-distances

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