About Andrew Kortina - In stereo…
The Beautiful Struggle // The Beautiful Game
Panem et Circenses
“They Say the #1 Killer of Old People is Retirement”
Napkin Modeling the US Govt “P&L” // Income Tax and Redistribution Scenarios
Notes on Narrative, Intelligence, and AI
The Emperor Has No Clothes, There is No Santa Claus, and Nothing is Rocket Science
Kinky Labor Supply and the Attention Tax
Social Systems are Computations that Minimize Uncertainty
Controlling International Trade with a ‘Crypto Customs’ Bureau // The End of National Labor Politics
Consciousness as Computation // Learning from Deep Learning and Information Theory
Metrics, Incrementalism, and Local Maxima
A Collection of Internet Curiosities
Free Will, Techno-Determinism, and Panache
Techno-Industrial Alienation, Craft, and The Calculus of Form
If We Were All Buddhists, Life Would End When the Sun Burns Out
Every New Yorker Wants to Open a Restaurant
Charlie Kaufman on Screenwriting
Memo on Office Food
Origins of Venmo
On Liberal Arts Education
Cormac McCarthy on Vacation
Oakland Film Club - Rob and I host this regularly. We do ‘homework’ prepping for each viewing, which makes it a little bit more fun (especially for the presenter) than just watching a movie.
Burn Out Than to Fade Away - For the twenty-seven club.
Lucas - Bedford Ave looked like a pop-art installation.
Identity Swap - Really fun collab with Kristin Lucas at the New Museum…. arg, should have actually built this!
Salt and Pepper - Iqram and I chat Venmo at the Northside Festival.
Future of the Wallet - A talk about how you might orchestrate commerce with rich APIs.
Jazzy's isn't open for dinner - Originally was gonna pass, then thought what would Bill Murray do in this situ’ash?
Work, Art, and Dignity in the Face of AI and Mass Automation - Recording of a talk I did at FORM 2018 along with a map of my writing on work, dignity, and AI.
Consciousness, Computation, and the Universe - two part seminar Rob and I organized for MIT’s IAP 2018.
AI, Mass Automation, and the Evolution of Human Dignity - two part seminar I organized for MIT’s IAP 2017.
Fin - Founded with my friend, Sam.
Venmo - Founded with my friend, Iqram.
GitHub - My open source projects.
Unsubscribe Button for Chrome - Adds a shortcut to Gmail for unsubscribing from marketing emails.
Focus Reader View for Chrome - Adds a “Reader View” (like Safari’s or Readability) to Chrome.
Run in Terminal for vscode - Use a keyboard shortcut to run any command in the Integrated Terminal of Virtual Studio Code.