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George Mack

A writer specializing on clouds (mental models) and dirt (tools +tactics)

How one guy achieved more than the entire FBI... Using *Google Search*. This is the most underrated story on the internet. THREAD...

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Mental Models 101 - How To Make Better Decisions | Modern Wisdom Podcast 069

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New school meme kids > Old school marketing corporations The next David Ogilvy is making content + products the internet loves. pic.twitter.com/EY8BycAwQn

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Social media paradox: β€’ The best and worst accounts are anonymous. It’s a barbell with no real names at either end of the spectrum.

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THREAD: The top 0.1% of ideas I’ve stumbled upon on the internet. The rabbit holes (without the distractions).

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Argument lifehacks: 1. Define the words being used. 2. Look to strengthen the opposition's opinion before debating it. It's almost impossible to find a heated argument when 1 and 2 took place.

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Thought experiment: β€’ If you could buy stocks in cities, where would you buy?

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Francis Ngannou is fighting for the UFC heavyweight belt this weekend. His life story >>> Any movie that exists It's criminally overlooked. THREAD...

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Pre-internet: Scarcity of teachers, information, and distractions. Post internet: Abundance of teachers, information, and distractions. It's never been easier to learn something new. It's never been harder to filter out what's worth learning.

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Trend: β€’ The biggest cognitive treadmill in 2021 is the YouTube algorithm Every day I get served the same content by the same creators. I would pay $ to have curated content of new ideas + new creators.

  • People are fed up with the Algorithms
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Yuval Noah Harari on the power of automated machines: β€’ In 1349, farmers harvested 5 bushels per day. β€’ In 2014, a combine set a record by harvesting 30,000 bushels in a day. β€’ Thanks to machines, Covid-19 had no significant impact on the prices of wheat, maize and rice. pic.twitter.com/tq9eexBwvm

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β€’ Paid advertising is just acquiring attention β€’ If there's an organic media machine that acquires attention for free, they rely less on paid advertising β€’ And if the organic media machine ever uses paid advertising, it's miles cheaper (I've seen this on so many ad accounts)

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Trends: β€’ Experience is a depreciating asset β€’ Ability to learn fast is an appreciating asset β€’ It's the best time in career history to be a young person (most haven't figured this out yet) β€’ Specialise in areas your parents ask you for help - or don't even understand yet

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Making friends online in 2021 is like online dating in 2011. The same people that call it weird today will be doing it 10 years from now.

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End goal: β€’ Get paid to do what you’d pay to do. Transitioning from video game character to video game designer.

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Concept I've been thinking about: β€’ Achilles Bicep Someone's biggest weakness might be directly related to their biggest strength. Be careful when changing them.

At the top of Maslow's Hierarchy, there's a hidden door on the roof which reveals a new level: β€’ Life extension. For yourself and everybody else. So sad watching people age and die of diseases.

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It’s a beautiful day to know nobody will remember you 200 years from now.

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Being productive β‰  Looking productive Being busy all day can look very productive but can be insanely unproductive. In contrast, internet rabbit holes can look very unproductive but can be insanely productive.

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It's a weird thought that your brain can lie to itself. It's a weirder thought that your brain knows it can lie to itself.

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