What lessons have you learned re: how to ask great questions?
Mine: - Invert (If I was them, what Q would I want to be asked?) - Introduce critique impersonally (“How might you respond to the critique that…) - Have em weave a narrative("How does this fit into your career arc?")
6:37 PM - 1 Apr 2019
(try using invert before your next meeting - it is genius; you can’t usually answer the question but just thinking about it helps a ton)
The more I look at actual science, the more I feel like I'm losing my mind. The other day I tried to look into the link between sunscreen and melanoma risk. Should be a slam dunk, right? Wait what? https://t.co/agHqCXLlyVhttps://t.co/9qG0dIwQka
@bryan_johnson ugh this is one of those tweets that haunts me after I write it... because my tweet implies *someone else* should be doing it, and then you remember no-one is and you realize you have to step up to making it a reality if you wanna see it.
Despite the annoyances of modern air travel, it’s a gift. For 99.9% of history, human eyes never saw a sunset from above the clouds or marveled at the scale of our cities from the sky or looked across the vast ocean.
How many ways can we get recent history wrong? Rewinding Reddit:
• Today, people are forgetting Digg • Until 2010, Reddit was called a "digg clone" • @alexisohanian + @pg: Nope. Reddit copied del.icio.us/popular • @Jason in '07: Digg also copied delicious which copied Furl https://t.co/zdDxh2z3K0
85% of my newsletter is trying to help my subscribers to learn something useful, to change how they think, and to motivate them to do something differently. 15% is fun. (just check the last issue to confirm!)