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Crazy Wisdom

Sep 12, 2022

Aaron Lowry

How to build?

  1. What does software do for helping us to customize our physical creations?
  2. Where is our awareness focused? Why does it focus there? How does it focus there?
  3. How does 3D engineering work?
  4. How do you find the most important constraints that are the obstacles in your way?
  5. How do you focus?
  6. What are the properties of thermal expansion?
  7. What should I understand about physics as a novice builder?
  8. What are geotelematics? (10 minutes in)
  9. What would be the best way to track all of the items at my airbnb?
  10. What is threat detection and how did you learn about it?
  11. Will hardware manufacturing come down in price soon?
  12. What is network infrastructure?
  13. What are the most important things to knoow about self-reliance and self-sufficiency?
  14. What is different about the western US and how did it contribute to the development of blockchain and bitcoin?
    1. What is ‘code is law’?
  15. Why is it important to trust 3rd parties less in our current age?
    1. Trust is the lubricant that creates positive human interaction
    2. Maybe impossible to overstate the value of trust
  16. The invisible infrastructure of trust 
  17. What is the reserve banking system?
  18. Where do we find ourselves today?
    1. cultural, political and economic institutions
    2. Trust is explicit for all these vast numbers of people
    3. People are habituated to the convenience of high trust but we now might be in a low trust meta environment
  19. How do you play the long game when everyone else is playing the short game or the evil game?
  20. How do you establish institutions so that long games can be freely played?
  21. How did so many unelected people get so much power in the United States?
  22. What is the ideal way of promoting and giving community resources to the community?
  23. How do bureaucracies destroy transparency and accountability in the United States?
  24. Were politicians ever not actors?
  25. What are the subtle effects of living in urban, suburban, and rural environments?
  26. Why do I hate hyperspecialization so much?
  27. What have you been 3D printing?
  28. How do we ground our roles in reality rather than complete performance?
  29. What is the best way to operate and why is it always in “the truth”?
  30. Why do so many people refuse to find feedback mechanisms (40 minutes)?
  31. What separates people who want to build worlds and consume worlds?
  32. How can you deliver feedback to someone who both wants it and does not want it at the same time?
  33. What do you know about entropy and what is its connection to purpose?
  34. What is the difference between maintenance and building?
  35. Why are some people compelled to progress?
  36. How do you master tools and materials in order to build in-flow?
  37. Why are mountain and rural people so practical? How does that influence their philosophy?
  38. What is trim carpentry?
  39. What is the difference between carpentry and house building?
    1. What are the constraints for building houses?
    2. What are all the differences between all the woods?
    3. What is the environment you are building the house in?
    4. What are the constraints of the materials
  40. What is my soil composition?
  41. How do you anchor things into the ground?
  42. What is pressure treated lumbar?
  43. What is a skid lower?
  44. What is rammed earth?
  45. What is the easiest place to build something in the United States in regards to permitting?
  46. What is the water situation in Wyoming?
  47. Water is the new gold and artificial constraints will make it insane
  48. What is the value of energy?
  49. How do we determine a viable versus a negative artificial constraint?
  50. What is NFT marketplace on Cardano called?

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