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Astral Codex Ten Podcast

Nov 30, 2022

We’re showcasing a hot new totally bopping, popping musical track called “bromancer era? bromancer era?? bromancer era???“ His subtle sublime thoughts raced, making his eyes literally explode.


“He peacefully enjoyed...

Nov 25, 2022

140 million obese Americans x $15,000/year for obesity drugs = . . . uh oh, that can't be right.


Semaglutide started off as a diabetes medication. Pharma company Novo Nordisk developed it in the early 2010s, and the FDA approved it under the brand names...

Nov 23, 2022

I wrote an article on whether wine is fake. It's not here, it's at, the new rationalist / effective altruist magazine. Congratulations to my friend Clara for making it happen. Stories include:

Nov 22, 2022

Plus FTX charges, scandal markets - and oh yeah, wasn't there some kind of midterm recently?


This is all going to be so, so obsolete by the time I finish writing it and hit the “send post” button. But here goes:

395 traders on this,...

Nov 18, 2022

Must not blog about FTX . . . must not blog about . . . ah, $#@% it


Tyler Cowen linked Milky Eggs’ excellent overview of the FTX crash. I’m unqualified to comment on any of the financial or regulatory aspects. But it...