@vgr a takeaway was the distinction between teleology and etiology: trauma serving purposes for present behavior rather than trauma causing the behavior

The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The second highest form of intelligence?
Posting wise quotes online
— Jiddu Krishnamurti

@alec yeah a search like that would be cool! im curious how well the standard techniques (centrality measures between pages, topic modelling) amount to finding interesting pages

for new readers, start here, best of, etc compilation pages tend to be really useful, and i wish more blogs had them

@zacharius yeah like when they use up the toilet paper and leave the roll there 😩

some ways of discovering interesting pages on a domain, with ribbonfarm as an example. would love to hear yours 😃

sort by captures on the wayback machine: web.archive.org/web/*/ribbonfa*

twitter search: twitter.com/search?q=ribbonfar

pocket explore: getpocket.com/explore/ribbonfa

reddit sort by votes: old.reddit.com/domain/ribbonfa

@vgr recently, what are some jokes you've laughed at?

@ye Seeing That Frees talks about insight meditation pretty clearly. it has boxed sections telling you how to-actually-practice-this. here's a summary old.reddit.com/r/streamentry/c

@charleschu @Zim Jess Whittlestone did some great research on the confirmation bias and how the overstated its evidence is jesswhittlestone.com/blog/2018

@jlohner oh y'know, sex, drugs, sharing low carb recipes— the usual things

@MrWanda unflavored pea protein powder makes an ok low carb coating for shallow frying tofu, meats, vegetables, or whatever

@MrWanda here's how I do cauliflower: divide into florets or roughly uniform chunks,
season with bouillon powder,
steam to cook the inside,
grate some cheese on,
finally broil to brown to brown the outside.
maybe garnish with chives and serve with sour cream

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Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.

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