Found this in my notes last night. It’s the list of things that I wanted to remember when I ran Mountain Lakes 100.
I decided to get organized and stop dropping everything (links, notes, images, ideas) into Evernote (my distributed cognition 2nd brain) so I decided to try Pocket.
I don’t like that I’m locked into Pocket and can only share links with friends through a Pocket url.… continue reading
Good read following Hooked and The World Beyond your Head. Same topics but dialing in on choice architecture and variable rewards.
The takeaway is to always consider (when presented with a fixed set of choices, options, menu items) what is not in the list and why.… continue reading
Not that I’ve looked very hard, but I haven’t found a good way to get to the highlights I make in the books I read on the Kindle. In Crawford’s book, I took pictures within a note in Evernote and let Evernote handle the OCR scan. … continue reading
Crawford’s starting position is that beginning in the Enlightenment there has been a push for the “individualism” as defined by Kant’s “rational human”, and “freedom” from the monarchy, the government, any outside influence in fact.… continue reading
I can’t say this book left me hopeful for future political and economic stability. Through a series of vignettes and essays, the author provides an outsiders perspective on modern Russia. He describes modern Russia based on it’s long history of authoritarian regimes.… continue reading