Bit of a Tangent

003 | Synaesthesia and the Butterfly Effect of Remembrance

July 3, 2019

Gianluca and Jared record their first face-to-face episode! They think out loud about how to deduce germ theory as a hunter gatherer, why having interesting conversations is about making people interesting, not meeting interesting people, and finally speculate about why we might have a sense of self and whether it's outlived its usefulness!



The (minimal) effects of creatine on cognitive performance : and

 Tim Ferriss on morning routines :

All the evidence for the efficacy and safety of creatine supplementation : 

Sam Harris’ guide to meditation :

Dr. Satchin Panda on Practical Implementation of Time-Restricted Eating (from FoundMyFitness podcast with Dr. Rhonda Patrick) :

Germ Theory (of disease) :

Lactase Persistence :

Sonder, from Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows : 

Robert Wright’s “Why Buddhism is True” :

Synaesthesia :

The superior verbal memory span of Mandarin speakers due to faster rehearsal :

Albert Camus :

“Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality” by Eliezer Yudkowsky :

“Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!”, a great biography of the brilliant Richard Feynman : 

Jocko Willink (podcast) :

Sam Harris (podcast) :

Steelmanning (with Sam Harris and Jordan B. Peterson) :

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