Created by doublezeta 10 days ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
The massive thing that can be done is to make sure your incentive structure is such:
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
That innovation is rewarded, and lack of innovation is punished.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
There's gotta be a carrot and a stick.
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
What we're observing is not a riot against experts, but a riot against a certain kind of experts.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
I call those IYI, intellectual yet idiots, because of lack of contact with reality.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Anything that, like Academia, doesn't have contact with reality, collapses.
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Created by doublezeta 10 days ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
The whole purpose of SpaceX is to help make life multi-planetary.
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Created by doublezeta 10 days ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
It'll be increasingly important for the US to use what I think is its greatest attribute, invention.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
To create space technology that is the best in the world.
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
In fact, if the US does not use breakthrough innovation, it will fall behind.
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Created by doublezeta 6 days ago for
Filming the Speed of Light at 10 Trillion FPS
Gavin Free
Gavin Free
I just feel no human should ever have seen this,
Gavin Free
Gavin Free
It's like you're looking at the base of the universe!
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Sometimes you read something that's completely BS, it takes more energy to displace BS than truth.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
It's the opposite. Truth is a basin of attraction, it has been over history.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
So eventually things will revert to the truth.
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
People don't realize that what I'm writing in Skin in the Game is an outcry against BS intellectuals
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
who're actually pseudo left. They want identity politics, it's actually a form of racial segregation
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
The way they define themselves, it's a white supremacist type of thing.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Everything they do is backwards!
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Don't shoot for equality, shoot for a high bankruptcy rate.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
People have the illusion that you want opportunity so people are able to go up.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
No! You want people to come down from the top!
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
I came from practice to theory, usually people go from theory to practice.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
This parallels that people have the illusion that technology comes from science, it's the other way.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
They started doing something, didn't know why it worked, and someone claimed credit later on.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
What I call "Lecturing birds how to fly."
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Created by doublezeta 11 days ago for
Elon Musk
Elon Musk
The solution is both local power generation and utility power generation. It's not one or the other.
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Of course you're going to have a lot of warmongers today, this is a danger for humanity!
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
They'll use any excuse they can, even leftist ideas, cause our merchants know how to play the system
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
They can say humanitarian war, or like in Libya, change of regime. "But look, we have democracy"
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
You kill everyone and say, well look, their cholesterol level improved.
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
You cannot have civilised society unless those who create risks aren't also aware of the risk.
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Ludic Fallacy is that the probability or risk and uncertainty that we encounter in life,
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
has very little to do with things you encounter in casinos or games. 
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Ludic comes from games in Latin.
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Created by doublezeta 8 days ago for
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
I realised people who traded have a different worldview than those who came from theory.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
I figured out that those who became practitioners after knowing theory always blew up!
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
There's something in the mindset of people who studied economics that made them blow up.
Nassim Taleb
Nassim Taleb
Excepting mathemathicians, because they're sort of theory free.
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Created by doublezeta 10 days ago for
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
Eventually, we're gonna print human organs in 3D using adult stem cells, your own DNA.
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
It's gonna transform how we do medicine here on Earth.
Jim Bridenstine
Jim Bridenstine
We're creating advanced materials that you can only create in the microgravity of space!
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