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Oct 7, 2018 12 tweets 4 min read
NPCs can be persuaded to perform activism on your behalf. But how? I'll show you.

How to recruit NPCs to be your own personal army: A thread.

1/ The voice in the video is BJ Fogg, PHD. A behavioral scientist at Stanford persuasive tech lab. This lab has been researching how to use technology to persuade people to take action since the early 1990s. Every political movement and campaign uses BJ Fogg's behavioral model. 2/
Aug 17, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
Retraction: Zimmerman DOES approve of DefDist. Deleting the tweet Triple retraction: it depends. Contrast the two different articles below. Now this is an interesting rabbit hole. Both from WIRED. Both by @a_greenberg. Weird!
Aug 5, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
"There's this clown, he loves cherries. So he buys a castle where the floor tiles are cherries. But it's infested by unicorns. So, he has to smash cherry tiles with a hammer, and crush unicorns under the falling tiles.."

Brainstorming the design for Mr. Do's Castle involved acid I didn't even get into the secret door in the ramparts with keys stuck in floor tiles which unlocks a magic shield that turns unicorns into alphamonsters, which are walking containers that hold letters that spell EXTRA...

Or the death tiles with little skulls on them...
Jul 1, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
Can Free Speech Be Progressive?

New paper forthcoming in Columbia Law Review. Guess the answer! The answer is "no". I quote from the abstract:
"Free speech cannot be progressive".

Full paper here: