The romantic vision of pirates is that they’re bold and charming swashbucklers, seeking a life of adventure on the high seas. How to be a Pirate is fun…
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Implicit knowledge is a fascinating thing. There are things you know, perhaps even know extremely well, that you are incapable of putting in words or t…
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But in practice, you can improve many Goodhart problems by pairing a quantitiatve metric (a precise number) with a qualitative one (a rough assessment)…
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Hello dear friends :-) I’m taking a short break from the internet, so no newsletter this week. Unicycle will be back next Wednesday. Cheers,Grin
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A short story: You’re watching a movie. The first twenty minutes were kind of cool, but you’re not having fun anymore. None of the characters are inter…
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As a reminder, I’m Alex Grintsvayg and you’re reading Unicycle. I welcome your feedback - hit Reply or message me anonymously. If someone forwarded you…
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The best thing I read this week is this article about simulacra levels — the reasons a person might have for saying or doing something. These reasons a…
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As a reminder, I’m Alex Grintsvayg and you’re reading Unicycle. I welcome your feedback - hit Reply or message me anonymously. If someone forwarded you…
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Hello dear friends :-). As a reminder, I’m Alex Grintsvayg and you’re reading Unicycle. I welcome your feedback - hit Reply or message me anonymously. …
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What I Learned From Podcasts Last Year
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This week I’m trying something new. Below are three topics I’d like to write about in more detail. Reply and tell me which interests you the most. Next…
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As a reminder, I’m Alex Grintsvayg and you’re reading Unicycle. This newsletter goes out every Friday at noon. If I’m late, I’ll pay you $200. Hello de…
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