Month: September 2017

  • Notes: The Future of Intelligence on the Sam Harris Podcast

    Here are my notes from The Future of Intelligence, a Conversation with Max Tegmark on the Sam Harris Podcast. You can listen to it here: My notes and thoughts: We always focus on the downsides of super intelligent AI. There are, however, upsides. Super intelligence can help solve some of the biggest problems of our […]

    Notes: The Future of Intelligence on the Sam Harris Podcast
  • How to turn off curly quotes in iOS 11

    If you write any sort of code or markup in iOS 11, constantly getting curly quotes out of your keyboard will drive you crazy. The feature is called Smart Punctuation and here is how to turn it off: Go to Settings > General > Keyboard. Toggle off Smart Punctuation.

    How to turn off curly quotes in iOS 11
  • Fallacies, Illusions, and Biases (Part 2)

    I’m working my way through Rolf Dobelli’s The Art of Thinking Clearly by reading a few sections each morning. Below are my notes on sections 12-23. Read 1-11 here. “It’ll-get-worse-before-it-gets-better” fallacy: A variant of confirmation bias. If the problem gets worse, the prediction is confirmed. If the situation improves unexpectedly, the customer is happy and […]

    Fallacies, Illusions, and Biases (Part 2)
  • A lactic sour wheat beer with guava from Yonkers Brewing.

  • TK Coleman’s Career Journey on the Isaac Morehouse Podcast

    TK Coleman, my coworker on the education team at Praxis, told his career journey story in two parts on the Isaac Morehouse podcast. It is worth a listen: I’ve heard many parts of this story through working with TK, but I hadn’t heard the entire thing laid out. I immensely respected TK before listening to this, […]

    TK Coleman’s Career Journey on the Isaac Morehouse Podcast