Posts

Overthinking It: Matrix 4 is about choosing the blue pill.

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Reality is overrated; embrace the freedom of feelings.

Longtermism in 1888: fermi estimate of Heaven's size

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A letter from my great-great grandfather that reads more like a Ted Chiang sci-fi.

Short Story: The Toba Supervolcanic Eruption

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A story about humanity's perilous past and uncertain future.

Existential Risk, Antrhopics, & Peter Thiel's Investment Thesis

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I analyze the investment strategy Thiel describes in 'The Optimistic Thought Experiment'.

Collection of 'Braid' and 'The Witness' interviews, articles, etc.

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My curated collection of all the best analysis out there.

Examining 'The Witness'

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A deep dive into the philosophy of Jonathan Blow's masterpiece.

The Meanings of Braid: Six Variations on Reality

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Analyzing the mood, setting, and mechanics of the acclaimed time-travel puzzle game.

The Meanings of Braid: Four Meditations on The Princess

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Plot twists & fan theories. Enumerating Her divine attributes.

Nuclear Strategy in a Semi-Vulnerable World

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What if all you needed for a nuke was the raw uranium?

'Chrono Trigger' Short Story

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Six perspectives on determinism, free will, and purpose.