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Essayer is the French verb meaning “to try” and an essai is an attempt. An essay is something you write to try to figure something out… In a real essay, you don’t take a position and defend it. You notice a door that’s ajar, and you open it and walk in to see what’s inside.” —Paul Graham

Take­aways from one year of lockdown

mingyuan1 Mar 2021 3:53 UTC
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The ra­tio­nal­ist com­mu­nity’s lo­ca­tion problem

mingyuan23 Sep 2020 18:39 UTC
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Cry­on­ics signup guide #1: Overview

mingyuan6 Jan 2021 0:25 UTC
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Self-sac­ri­fice is a scarce resource

mingyuan28 Jun 2020 5:08 UTC
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Reflec­tions on the cry­on­ics sequence

mingyuan3 Feb 2021 1:17 UTC
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Mee­tups as In­sti­tu­tions for In­tel­lec­tual Progress

mingyuan17 Sep 2019 5:23 UTC
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#3: Choos­ing a cry­on­ics provider

mingyuan20 Jan 2021 1:47 UTC
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How to have a happy quarantine

mingyuan15 Mar 2020 3:42 UTC
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What Are Mee­tups Ac­tu­ally Try­ing to Ac­com­plish?

mingyuan8 Feb 2018 5:30 UTC
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Lo­ca­tion Dis­cus­sion Takeaways

mingyuan2 Nov 2020 21:14 UTC
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Some end-of-year me­dia recommendations

mingyuan31 Dec 2020 20:10 UTC
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Bay Sols­tice 2019 Retrospective

mingyuan16 Jan 2020 17:15 UTC
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How to get the benefits of mov­ing with­out mov­ing (bab­ble)

mingyuan13 Nov 2020 20:17 UTC
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#2: Neu­ro­cry­op­reser­va­tion vs whole-body preservation

13 Jan 2021 1:18 UTC
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#4: In­tro­duc­tion to life in­surance for cryonics

mingyuan22 Jan 2021 20:58 UTC
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