Friends,Obesity, factory farming, climate change et al. — there are two solutions:1) High agency solutions: Everyone makes a conscious decision to…

November 2022

Friends, In the Matrix, Neo sticks a USB stick into his brain — and just like that, he learns kung fu and how to fly a helicopter.

October 2022

Friends,Human perception is interesting. You can have it all, but still be miserable.Because having a perceived good experience is different from…

August 2022

Friends,Bullshitters suck. Here's how not to be one.
Friends,Here's why TikTok is the greatest data mining opportunity in history, a national security threat and will ultimately dump its creators — to…

July 2022

Friends,It may surprise you, but I spent every single Summer growing up playing football. I don't think I quite hit the 10,000 hours for mastery rule …

June 2022

Friends,How do you take over the world?I think the first two steps are 1) finding the right people (co-founders, colleagues etc) and 2) money.Yet to…
Friends,I think I've often been guilty of following artificial speed limits.At some point, I decided that I need caffeine to work. Now I don't put…

April 2022

Friends,I don't know if it has a name — but there's a fetishisation of skills a young British aristocrat might have had in the 19th century. He might…

March 2022

Friends,I've been mulling over the Secrets of Great Families (found on Chris Lovejoy's newsletter).It's easy to dismiss the achievements of great…
Friends,Once you move out of your childhood home, on average, you've used up 93% of all of in-person time with your parents (The Tail End — Tim Urban…
Friends,I think there's a very interesting divide between what we expect from sports stars — and the rest of us.The Last Dance, Baddest Man On the…