2 Tweets starting on Jul 16 2020

Now feels like the perfect time to fully express my views on a bunch of highly controversial topics! 1/57

Ah well, maybe next time. https://t.co/19gcpLWpwn

11 Tweets starting on Apr 18 2020


Here's a short list of important books to complement my essay:

https://t.co/gt6oFCeIFN by @stewartbrand on why even environmentalists should be pro building, pro cities, pro nucl… https://t.co/1kyEbRcPUw

https://t.co/UPHA24DBVf by @amcafee on how modern technological economies can build more outputs with less inputs,… https://t.co/d7YYhK9Tbs

https://t.co/0rxb8x8uGs by William Lewis on how technology-driven productivity growth improves human welfare and cr… https://t.co/iHa9u9RS48

https://t.co/FMWXatz2Mu by George Gilder @ScandalOfMoney on how economic systems that encourage aggressive entrepre… https://t.co/ta55vxYfSO

https://t.co/6SyHCEdwCA by Charles Morris on how four great builders of the 19th century built the world we live in today.

https://t.co/SEP8lKsEhc by Edmund Morris on perhaps the greatest American builder of all, the builder who brought e… https://t.co/cDxQmwEjcp

https://t.co/a1SzZloNIN by Edward Glaeser @triumphofcity on the central role cities play in our world and why it's… https://t.co/aCzSrBpyx3

https://t.co/iMnL6ZAawy by @ConorDougherty on why we can't build in great American cities like San Francisco today… https://t.co/CiXa64rKnO

And finally https://t.co/VaYYE21E2d “An Apology For The Builder” by Nicholas Barbon, written in 1685. HT… https://t.co/PmfklFFgjW

3 Tweets starting on Jun 18 2019

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6 Tweets starting on Jul 07 2018

Thread: Reading The Revolt Of The Public And The Crisis Of Authority In The New Millennium by @mgurri --> https://t.co/8gqtyQFTkN

"Back when the world and I were young, information was scarce, hence valuable... A curious thing happens to sources… https://t.co/UbqCnzNYIj

"Public discussion was limited to a very few topics of interest to the articulate elites." https://t.co/Ue7ZMlXMNo

"The docile mass audience, so easily persuaded by advertisers and politicians, had been a monopolist's fantasy whic… https://t.co/J7jtXYJrce

"Two modes of being, old and new, hierarchical and networked, industrial and egalitarian, top down and bottom up, s… https://t.co/2Af07wwMoq

"Persons in authority have had to jump through hoops of fire to achieve their lofty posts -- and feel disinclined t… https://t.co/A3nDh7BW9Q

32 Tweets starting on Jul 05 2018

Thread: Books I've recently read and recommend -->

Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? How Can We Know? by @PTetlock -- Is the future knowable, and by whom? Al… https://t.co/JSY6wj6yTB

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman -- Captivating dive into human decision making, marred by inclusion of s… https://t.co/nh3YvsRciP

Thinking in Bets by @AnnieDuke -- Compact guide to probabilistic domains like poker, or venture capital. Best artic… https://t.co/FfrhulEiHH

The Spider Network by @davidenrich -- "Billions"-esque saga of global financial market manipulation, at mind-boggli… https://t.co/mOlbep7xsf

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine -- Best (?) walk through the ancient/cu… https://t.co/LlpUczowwh

The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga -- Smash hit in Japan, and easy to see why. Adlerian p… https://t.co/KEfdF5N85n

All Out War: The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain's Political Class by @ShippersUnbound -- Inside story of how… https://t.co/jNZuzcU46x

When the Wolves Bite: Two Billionaires, One Company, and an Epic Wall Street Battle by @ScottWapnerCNBC -- "Wall St… https://t.co/tCvl4vImxV

But What If We're Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by @CKlosterman -- Wide-ranging meditat… https://t.co/x9nJlyJArF

Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling by @amychozick -- On the bus/i… https://t.co/L8OOPlESNh

The Strange Death of Europe by @DouglasKMurray -- One perspective on the politics of immgiration in Europe, playing… https://t.co/MvgAxqWkCC

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by @Comey -- Certainly the story is well known, but given author's pr… https://t.co/703MFYKg9E

Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue by @RyanHoliday -- Startlingly deep cultur… https://t.co/YLDyGmonIm

Skin in the Game by @nntaleb -- Skin in the game as conflict of interest, or as attaching one's livelihood to one's… https://t.co/hcSDF7yhOW

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by @jordanbpeterson -- A bracing disassembly and reconstruction of a theory… https://t.co/yR3vJHfzuj

Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle between Marvel and DC by @reed_tucker -- Spellbinding creative and busine… https://t.co/o44DMwS0Iv

Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House by @donnabrazile -… https://t.co/KYURDLaJdG

Days of Rage: America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence by… https://t.co/3W2PocYhLI

Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater by Erik Prince -- The founding and growth of military contractor… https://t.co/nvwOiI0m59

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance by @steven_kotler -- Startling walk throug… https://t.co/8HoyYIdPeZ

Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency by @JoshuaGreen -- Best (?) book so… https://t.co/VFIvdRwiqL

Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign by @jonallendc & @amieparnes -- Best (?) book so far on the Dem… https://t.co/jerBAigOHP

Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet by @the100MileMan -- What's it like to tra… https://t.co/C0E5y92GzQ

The Myth of the Rational Voter by @bryan_caplan -- "The median American is a moderate national socialist – statist… https://t.co/g0Q1mJTtg1

A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko by @lukeharding1968 -- The astonishing story of… https://t.co/xd6WvAeLNu

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by @MarcusLuttrell -… https://t.co/xuCJi1H1AI

How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by @Sarah_Bakewell -- "How to get… https://t.co/svKfPfQGkN

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by @BenMacintyre1 -- True, chilling saga of straight up, pro… https://t.co/RBEUa7jpU5

The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by @mattwridley -- Sparkling explanation of how the economy evolves,… https://t.co/exQMwDrH1L

Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier by Edward… https://t.co/qgSDRXOhcz

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by @jockowillink -- I hand out more copies of this book than an… https://t.co/FB8uk6aGCV