Another special episode this time, as we welcome to the show David Gerard, author of acclaimed takedown of cryptocurrency Attack of the 50ft Blockchain, and Elizabeth Sandifer [who? –Ed], author of acclaimed takedown of neo-reaction Neoreaction a Basilisk, to discuss Scott Alexander (or is it Siskind?) and his blog Slate Star Codex, with digressions into Less Wrong, ‘rationalism’, and why David is responsible for Grimes hooking up with Elon Musk.
Content Warnings apply, as ever.
Also, we once again we have audio that doesn’t quite meet our recent standards, though its perfectly listenable.
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Elizabeth’s recent article on Scott Alexander/Siskind: http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/the-beigeness-or-how-to-kill-people-with-bad-writing-the-scott-alexander-method/
RationalWiki on Scott Alexander: https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Scott_Alexander