How LONG is the Earth – video calculations

How LONG is the Earth – video calculations

Calculations behind the “How LONG is the Earth” video: Galaxy length earth: Earth’s volume is approx 10^21 cubic metres. The diameter of the galaxy is estimated at around 100,000 light years, which approximately = 10^21 metres. Hence, the earth...
I’m on Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new podcast!

I’m on Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new podcast!

I can’t quite believe it… I’m the guest on the latest episode of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s fantastic podcast “Creative Processing”!!! You know, the superstar genius actor JGL. From Inception. And Don Jon. His actual podcast. Wow....
The Joy of Winning – BBC4 documentary

The Joy of Winning – BBC4 documentary

Enjoy games? You’ll love this BBC documentary I was part of recently: “The Joy of Winning” presented by mathematician Hannah Fry. It takes a deep dive into general game theory and strategy. A pleasure to see the subject given some mainstream...

Mindscape Podcast – with Sean Carroll and Liv Boeree

I recently joined theoretical physicist Sean Carroll on his new podcast “Mindscape”, where we discussed everything from aliens to probabilities to existential risks. If you enjoy a good nerdout, you’ll love this:     Some background on...
Learning Leader Podcast

Learning Leader Podcast

Check out this new podcast I recorded with Ryan Hawk on decision-making and peak performance.  We discuss rationality techniques, poker regrets, why the world is greyscale and a host of other fun...
Virtual Reality and my blown mind

Virtual Reality and my blown mind

I got the HTC Vive Virtual Reality headset a few months ago. As someone who grew up through the first iterations of the internet, mobile phones and so on, it’s hard to really blow my mind with a new piece of consumer tech. Sure, things like VOIP and instant...

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