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a weekly list of goodies curated by Robert 💌
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🎶 something to listen to while reading

fiery stuff I've been ingesting
might be useful ✂️
Random 🫀
Watching/listening 📺
Speaking of watching stuff online, here’s a cool thing called Theirtube, a Youtube filter bubble simulator that provides a look into how videos are recommended on other people’s YouTube. Users can experience how the YouTube home page would look for six different personas. Each persona simulates the viewing environment of real Youtube users who experienced being inside a recommendation bubble through recreating a Youtube account with a similar viewing history. TheirTube shows how YouTube’s recommendations can drastically shape someone’s experience on the platform and, as a result, shape their worldview. It is part of the Mozilla Creative Media Awards 2020 — art and advocacy project for examining AI’s effect on media and truth, developed by Tomo Kihara .
Tweets for thought 🐦
Amanda Natividad
If you want to get rich and live your best life...

10 threads to make you healthy, wealthy, and wise:
Tim Ferriss
I'm considering getting solar panels for my home. Plenty of year-round sun. What are common rookie mistakes, important questions to ask, and any other tips? Thanks!
Chris Hladczuk
Most advice sucks.

So I crowdsourced the best from 20 million people on Reddit.

Here are 10 life tips you wish you knew yesterday👇
It’s funny how there is so much focus on liberal arts

But how many people can read music or play an instrument or draw or anything seriously artistic compared to past generations
Quote: Remember vs. Learn
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin
“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer the negative elements in your life, don’t sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy!”
latest YouTube video
How Using Peripheral Vision Improved My Productivity
How Using Peripheral Vision Improved My Productivity
Visual Theory
Here’s the evolution of one of my side projects — Visual Theory. I am re-learning how to see.
Visual Theory
Thinking is not that difficult if you are willing to practice.

notes, fallacies, and mental models on

How to 🧠 Think Better than the 99%

T h r e a d ⇣
➜ You can follow the project on 🐦 Twitter & 📷 Instagram
Thank you for reading!
How’re you and yours doing this week? Any major changes to your status quo, or are things fairly locked-in and predictable at the moment? I respond to every email I get—consider sending me a message and telling me a bit about yourself and what’s been up in your world.
— Robert
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