Top Left Mood by Jacob Falkovich – A 2×2 grid with axes of precision and expectation of how nice the world is. Jacob explains what its like to have a ‘high expectation low precision’ mindset.
Openai Five Benchmark by Open AI – OpenAI has substantially reduced the restrictions on its 5v5 Dota bot’s gameplay. Its first match vs a team of top human players will be on 12:30pm Pacific Time on August 5th.
Cryptocurrency Blockchain Tech by Conversations With Tyler – “Tyler sat down with Vitalik (Ethereum Founder) to discuss the many things he’s thinking about and working on, including the nascent field of cryptoeconomics, the best analogy for understanding the blockchain, his desire for more social science fiction, why belief in progress is our most useful delusion, best places to visit in time and space, how he picks up languages, why centralization’s not all bad, the best ways to value crypto assets, whether P = NP, and much more.”
Globalism On The Brink by Waking Up with Sam Harris – “Sam Harris speaks with Ian Bremmer about the failure of globalism and rise of populism. They discuss immigration, trade, automation, wealth inequality, Trump, identity politics and other topics.”