A classic post on the misuse of categories in thinking and language http://lesswrong.com/lw/od/37_ways_that_words_can_be_wrong/ #heyfeedfox
@msweet you might like this: dan harmon's 6-part story structure tutorial http://channel101.wikia.com/wiki/Story_Structure_101:_Super_Basic_Shit
Chris Alexander's Empirical Findings from The Nature of Order http://www.livingneighborhoods.org/library/empirical-findings.pdf #heyfeedfox
@Zim This interview with him covers a lot of ground, a mini literature course in itself https://www.dalkeyarchive.com/a-conversation-with-david-foster-wallace-by-larry-mccaffery/
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The second highest form of intelligence?
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— 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
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: https://web.archive.org/web/*/ribbonfarm.com/*
twitter search: https://twitter.com/search?q=ribbonfarm.com
pocket explore: https://getpocket.com/explore/ribbonfarm-com
reddit sort by votes: https://old.reddit.com/domain/ribbonfarm.com/top/?t=all
@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 https://old.reddit.com/r/streamentry/comments/55vryt/insight_rob_burbea_seeing_that_frees
@charleschu @Zim Jess Whittlestone did some great research on the confirmation bias and how the overstated its evidence is http://jesswhittlestone.com/blog/2018/1/10/reflections-on-confirmation-bias
@MrWanda cheese plus sodium citrate makes flourless and milkless cheese sauces http://modernistcuisine.com/recipes/melty-queso-dip/
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