"All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know. So finally I would write one true sentence, and then go on from there." — Ernest Hemingway
All my attempts to distill what I know to one true sentence at a time. I also keep a wiki of things I know.
A taste of subjects I write about:
Habits are autocorrect for behaviour.— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) July 18, 2018
Our brains (hardware) run culture (software).— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) June 26, 2018
We are bombarded with foods, drinks, news, shows etc. optimised for no "taste memory". Empty calories and empty knowledge.— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) June 24, 2018
The no "taste memory" heuristic:
- if you drink/eat lots of it and still feel hungry, it's bad
- if you watch/read it and still know nothing, it's bad
Nitpicking is a foolish attempt to sound smart.— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) July 9, 2018
Humans are evolutionary rewarded for adopting social norms that favor survival & cooperation. Evolution makes us moralistic. Ethics is how we solve sub-optimal equilibria. A behavior is considered ethical if it solves the prisoner's dilemma; to be adopted it must be a social norm— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) May 26, 2018
Small deals discount future trust.— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) July 7, 2018
Frame a small deal as a non-zero-sum game and a long-term relationship, so that trust can compound.
Make your small deals an entry point to bigger deals.
Most advice is divorced from consequences.— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) July 12, 2018
In an ideal school, everyone is learning and no one is preaching.— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) July 1, 2018
For startups "proof of distribution" is the ultimate resource equaliser.— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) June 29, 2018
All creatures are on a quest to discover non-zero-sum opportunities for they provide increase in evolutionary well-being— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) July 10, 2018
Theory: status is non-zero in a new non-zero-sum opportunity (tribe/family status rises) Once it's exploited status is zero-sum (finite resources). New quest.
The best way to read a great book is to live it. https://t.co/63BZ4nqWUk— Piotr Stojanow (@piotrstojanow) May 23, 2018
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