2023-05-03 Links

Henrik Karlsson: Internet- an user manual. “I’ve found it useful to only use the internet when I’m sitting in my study — as if I was going to the gym. Something about climbing the stairs, walking past the bookshelves, and sitting down at the desk shapes my expectations such that my values become salient. I also start each session by looking over my notetaking system, where I keep lists of projects, problems, and questions I’m working on and where I journal.”

Amelia Wattenberger: Why Chatbots are not the future

John Durrant: Cognitive Load Theory: “Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.– John Woods”

Simon Willison: Let’s be bear or bunny “The “Let’s be bear or bunny” pattern is a way of looking at situations and problems in a certain way. It is a way of approaching a problem or situation with a sense of playfulness and lightheartedness, while still being able to think critically and analytically.” written by an AI!

Philip Glass: Metamorphosis