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jasoncrawford(Jason Crawford)

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Founder, The Roots of Progress (rootsofprogress.org). Part-time tech consultant, Our World in Data. Former software engineering manager and tech startup founder.

Why you, per­son­ally, should want a larger hu­man population

jasoncrawford23 Feb 2024 19:48 UTC
26 points
29 comments5 min readLW link
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Mak­ing ev­ery re­searcher seek grants is a bro­ken model

jasoncrawford26 Jan 2024 16:06 UTC
150 points
40 comments4 min readLW link
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Cel­lu­lar re­pro­gram­ming, pneu­matic launch sys­tems, and ter­raform­ing Mars: Some things I learned about at Fore­sight Vi­sion Weekend

jasoncrawford4 Jan 2024 19:33 UTC
28 points
0 comments8 min readLW link
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The Roots of Progress 2023 in review

jasoncrawford31 Dec 2023 18:16 UTC
22 points
0 comments11 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-12-29: Rayleigh’s oil drop ex­per­i­ment and more

jasoncrawford29 Dec 2023 16:22 UTC
15 points
0 comments7 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-12-15: Vi­talik on d/​acc, $100M+ in prizes, and more

jasoncrawford15 Dec 2023 15:52 UTC
20 points
0 comments12 min readLW link
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Ac­cel­er­at­ing sci­ence through evolv­able institutions

jasoncrawford4 Dec 2023 23:21 UTC
19 points
9 comments6 min readLW link
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The ori­gins of the steam en­g­ine: An es­say with in­ter­ac­tive an­i­mated diagrams

jasoncrawford29 Nov 2023 18:30 UTC
30 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
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Nei­ther EA nor e/​acc is what we need to build the future

jasoncrawford28 Nov 2023 16:04 UTC
0 points
22 comments3 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-11-24: Bot­tle­necks of ag­ing, Star­ship launches, and much more

jasoncrawford24 Nov 2023 15:25 UTC
40 points
1 comment14 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-11-07: Techno-op­ti­mism and more

jasoncrawford8 Nov 2023 2:05 UTC
17 points
7 comments11 min readLW link
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What I’ve been read­ing, Novem­ber 2023

jasoncrawford7 Nov 2023 13:37 UTC
23 points
1 comment5 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-10-12: Dyson sphere ther­mo­dy­nam­ics and a cure for cavities

jasoncrawford13 Oct 2023 0:41 UTC
14 points
1 comment10 min readLW link
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What I’ve been read­ing, Oc­to­ber 2023: The stir­rup in Europe, 19th-cen­tury art deco, and more

jasoncrawford11 Oct 2023 16:11 UTC
18 points
2 comments11 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-09-08: The Con­ser­va­tive Fu­tur­ist, cargo air­ships, and more

jasoncrawford8 Sep 2023 17:48 UTC
14 points
7 comments5 min readLW link
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What I’ve been read­ing, Septem­ber 2023

jasoncrawford6 Sep 2023 9:32 UTC
17 points
0 comments5 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-09-01: How an­cient peo­ple ma­nipu­lated wa­ter, and more

jasoncrawford1 Sep 2023 4:33 UTC
12 points
4 comments6 min readLW link
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Progress links di­gest, 2023-08-17: Cloud seed­ing, robotic sculp­tors, and rogue planets

jasoncrawford17 Aug 2023 20:29 UTC
15 points
1 comment4 min readLW link
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What does it mean to “trust sci­ence”?

jasoncrawford16 Aug 2023 14:56 UTC
34 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
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Ja­son Crawford /​ The Roots of Progress in Ban­ga­lore, Au­gust 21 to Septem­ber 8

jasoncrawford16 Aug 2023 13:36 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
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