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๐ŸŽ Valentin's Present - Timelapse of the future, expiring & long-term knowledge, wish you enjoyed - then practice it

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๐ŸŽ Valentin's Present

April 1 · Issue #31 · View online
The best content I've ever found. Mouthwatering concepts, tempting questions, juicy books, delicious songs, exquisite short films, and other surprises.

Provoking Picture
by @ronnaldong
by @ronnaldong
Mouthwatering Concepts
Expiring vs. Long-Term Knowledge
How much of what you read today will you still care about a year from now?
This is a concept I find useful to be mindful of what Iโ€™m consuming. Thereโ€™s several articles about this idea โ€” hereโ€™s excerpts from a great and short one:
Expiring knowledge catches more attention than it should, for two reasons. One, thereโ€™s a lot of it, eager to buzz our short attention spans. Two, we chase it down, anxious to squeeze out insight before it loses relevance.
Long-term knowledge is harder to notice because itโ€™s buried in books rather than blasted in headlines. But its benefit is huge. Itโ€™s not just that long-term knowledge rarely expires, letting you accumulate it over time. Itโ€™s that compounds over time. Expiring knowledge tells you what happened; long-term knowledge tells you why something happened and is likely to happen again. That โ€œwhyโ€ can translate and interact with stuff you know about other topics, which is where the compounding comes in.

Tempting Question
What are 2 things you wish you enjoyed doing?

Exquisite Short Film
Incredible video of what the future all the way until the end of time is estimated to look like:
TIMELAPSE OF THE FUTURE: A Journey to the End of Time (4K)
Finger-licking Quote
โ€œReality isnโ€™t confined to one domain. Your thinking shouldnโ€™t be either.โ€ โ€” Zat Rana
โ€œIn the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.โ€ - Albert Schweitzer โ€” extra quote, relevant to the picture above
Delicious Music
New songs, released 2 days ago:
You, by Shaggy. Added to my Swagyu Beef playlist.
Birdsong, by Ludovico Einaudi. In Pianolax.

Note: to all the people that joined from Twitter, welcome :). You probably joined because you were interested in my Tweet about my Digital Brian System and me saying Iโ€™ll make a video. This weekend I visited Mexico City. It was a great time but didnโ€™t have much time to finish the video. Will most likely post it sometime this week and include it in next weekโ€™s newsletter!

Hope you have a great week,
Valentin
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