Reality is not weird, you are weird. - Eliezer Yudkowsky.
What's your Getting Things Done workflow? (+1 if in Emacs + Org Mode)
I just finished watching Sharp Objects. 3/5.
What's your personal knowledge management system?
What's your GNU/Linux superpower?
Why is Michio Kaku still a thing?
What is a small but positive change you've made in your life recently?
Mine was switching to sulfate-free shampoo. 😅
I'm gonna keep posting this until one of you fucking boosts it
What are some good Medium publications with intriguing thorough articles, rather than quick 5 min reads?
The European Court of Human Rights today declared the UK's mass
surveillance laws violate human rights. Congratulations to everyone who
worked to have this case heard.
How do I find a programming mentor? I have just started to teach myself coding for AI/ML stuff, but I realize that there are large gaps in my understanding that I am unable to fill with online sources. I need very occasional but streamlined guidance, which is impossible to find over Reddit/ StackExchange/ HackerNews etc.
Any suggestions would be of great help.
NIPS 2018 got sold in 11 minutes! AI truly is the dark art of our time.
Book recommendation: Yuval Noah Harari's just published 21 lessons for the 21st century.
I was very surprised to know some people don't have an internal monologue at all!
I may be a little late to the party. I discovered Ribbonfarm recently through the Buddhist Geeks podcast interviewing Tiago Forte. I used to be a Linux sysadmin, now I'm a bit all over the place, interested in meditation, psychedelics, and intentional refactoring of consciousness, as well as literature, film, nonfiction. Recently I've been translating French symbolist poetry #introductions
Should I switch to some other shell than GNU-Bash? Which one do you recommend and why?
How did you teach yourself deep reinforcement learning?
How do I find an old Toot in Mastodon? The search option is pretty archaic, it seems.
I can vaguely remember a discussion about communities that entirely grew up on the internet. And there was someone's comment which summarized LessWrong/Rationality community's stance towards things. I desperately want to take a look at that again.
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.
Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.
If you already know a few people in this neck of the woods, try and pick a handle they'll recognize when you sign up. Please note that the registration confirmation email may end up in your spam folder, so check there. It should come from administrator Zach Faddis.