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Tip #48: Listen to Alan Watts on Pain

Alan Watts was a philosopher and culturally influential figure who made it his mission to explain, amongst other things, Buddhism in a way that made sense to 20th century Americans. Watts lectured publicly on a regular basis and also recorded some lectures for television station KQED in 1959. From that series, this lecture on ‘Pain’ is a good place to start with Watts’ work, and is a gentle introduction to some very deep ideas. The connection between pain and fear, how we cope in modern life, and how we connect to ideas larger than we can comprehend – typical rumination for a Wednesday.

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Tip #178: Read a NYTimes profile of Alton Brown

[This latest profile of Alton Brown in the NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/dining/alton-brown-cookbook-everydaycook.html) gives us a little peak at one of our favorite food 'celebrities'. We've been a fan... » Read More |

Tip #177: Read about the link between deep neural nets and ... the universe

Artificial intelligence and deep neural nets are taking over the technology landscape, or so it seems if all you do is read Twitter. Which is... » Read More |

Tip #176: Listen to Samiyam and Earl Sweatshirt - Mirror

We a) love almost anything that Stones Throw puts out and b) are consistently impressed by how much better [Earl Sweatshirt](http://earlsweatshirt.com/) gets with each track,... » Read More |

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