104: Jellyfish Signaling with Sam Livingston-Gray

November 7th, 2018 · 1 hr 3 mins

About this Episode

01:33 – Is Sam a Jellyfish?

03:14 – Sam’s Superpower: Making Connections Between Weird Things

05:17 – Driving Evolution

08:19 – “Fitness Landscape” and “Fitness Function”


21:17 – How Humans Make Decisions

Sam Livingston-Gray: Cognitive Shortcuts: Models, Visualizations, Metaphors, and Other Lies


Blindsight by Peter Watts  

33:43 – Completion Bias

40:52 – The Importance of Clarity of Communication in Code

45:49 – Mimicry and The Theory of Mind

52:18 – Scaling, Optimizing, and Thriving as Individuals and Communities

57:38 – Rhetoric and Interacting with People

Everything's an Argument

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