S: Selling Out

S: Selling Out

W: Worlds

Lisa and Venkat discuss Stephen Wolfram's latest physics update. Venkat accuses Lisa of being a crackpot and a maximalist; Lisa is convinced Wolfram has solved physics. Wolfram's One Year Update Post (2021): https://writings.stephenwolfram.com/2021/04/the-wolfram-physics-project- https://writings.stephenwolfram.com/2021/04/the-wolfram-physics-project- ...   Show more

V: Victory

This week on Scorpio Season, Lisa and Venkat talk accidental vs earned victories. Venkat reminisces about his gold medal swimming feats; Lisa wins so hard they change the rules.  

U: Universal

Lisa and Venkat talk about universals. Lisa designs a study to figure out if bitcoin is a universal currency; Venkat talks standards  

T: Thinking

Lisa and Venkat share some thoughts on thinking. Venkat wanders into the arena of aphantasia; Lisa describes some dreams.  

R: Risk

Lisa and Venkat talk risks of home ownership and retirement.  

Q: Quality

Lisa tries to distill 'quality' from kitchen sink faucet ad copy; Venkat contrasts Japanese vs American 80's car ads.  

P: Probability

Lisa explains the difference between probability and potentiality; Venkat also talks. Includes six predictions about the next ten years.  

O: Big 'O' Notation

Venkat and Lisa go down the complexity rabbit hole and try to answer the question: are market price movements computationally complex?  

N: NFTs

Lisa explains the power troubles in Texas in February, Venkat finds out about NFTs. Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr​​ https://www.twitter.com/vgr​​ Thanks to our Sponsor! Smokin Screws https://smokinscrews.com https://smokinscrews.com  

D: Drivetrains

Lisa and Venkat scour their houses for drivetrains. Lisa shows off her Mazda Miata and a in-progress windmill, Venkat makes an electoral analogy. Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr Thanks to our Sponsors! Art of the Gig  http://artofgi http://artofgi ...   Show more

C: Clocks

In this third edition of season two of Scorpio Season, Lisa and Venkat pick up the pace with some clock shenanigans. Lisa tears down a Moon Clock. Venkat lets a spring run wild. Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr Thanks to our Sponsor ...   Show more

B: Bitcoin

Venkat shows off a Barlow lens, Lisa talks about bitcoin hardware wallets, her book project, and the VISA payment network. Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr Thanks to our Sponsors! Art of the Gig  http://artofgig.com http://artofgig.com Smokin Screws htt ...   Show more

A: Air Quality

Welcome back to season 2 of Scorpio Season, with your favorite co-hosts @niftynei and @vgr. In this season opener, we interview Ellen Kaye-Cheveldayoff (@strangeattracto) about air quality and our sense of smell. Find us on twitter: https://twitter.com/strangeattracto https://twitter.com/strangeattracto https://www https://www ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "z" - S01 Ep26

lisa + venkat wrap up season 1 of scorpio season with a chat on the zeitgeist, zemblanity, zen koans and a walk back through a few choice topics from the season.   Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr Thanks to our Sponsors! Art of the ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "y" - S01 Ep25

lisa and venkat discuss lisa's favorite juxtapositional word, yuxtaposición, Y-combinators the math function, Y-Combinator the institution, and the Yak Collective. lisa attempts some eugenical theorizing; venkat calls YC a "closed historical chapter" Find us on twitter: https://w https://w ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "x" - S01 Ep24

lisa and venkat talk about venkat's time at the first billion dollar company, Xerox, sweetners like xylitol, xylophones, xeriscaping, and "x" unknowns. Find us on Twitter! venkat https://twitter.com/vgr https://twitter.com/vgr lisa https://twitter.com/niftynei https://twitter.com/niftynei Thanks to our Sponsors! Art of the Gig http ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "w" - S01 Ep23

lisa + venkat talk white glove moving services, white shoe consulting, the wandering line of wokeness, writing do's and don'ts, and briefly toss out their 'wisest book' recommendations.   Find us on Twitter: @vgr https://twitter.com/vgr https://twitter.com/vgr + @niftynei https://twitter.com/niftynei https://twitter.com/niftynei   ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "v" - S01 Ep22

lisa + venkat ramble through vaudeville, VR, values, and vaults.   Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at http://artofgig.com http://artofgig.com Smokin' Screws https://smokinscrews.com https://smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season "u" - S01 Ep21

lisa and venkat discuss underworlds, uncanny, universes and unboxing   Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at http://artofgig.com http://artofgig.com Smokin' Screws https://smokinscrews.com https://smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season "t" - S01 Ep20

lisa and venkat talk about Thielism, trauma, TV, Texas and taxes.   Find us on Twitter! venkat https://twitter.com/vgr https://twitter.com/vgr lisa https://twitter.com/niftynei https://twitter.com/niftynei Thanks to our Sponsors! Art of the Gig http://artofgig.com http://artofgig.com Smokin Screws https://smokinscrews.com https://smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season "s" - S01 Ep19

lisa + venkat welcome their first guest: Sonya Mann! topics we cover this week: salons, sonya, salience, schools, and spot prices Want to find out more about Sonya's zines? Find out how to get them delivered directly to your door on her zine membership page https://www.sonyasuppo https://www.sonyasuppo ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "r" - S01 Ep18

lisa + venkat discuss red pills, ressentiment, Rightness, return on investments, and real-world repairs    Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at http://artofgig.com http://artofgig.com Smokin' Screws https://smokinsc https://smokinsc ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "q" - S01 Ep17

lisa + venkat talk about quantum in USA culture, questions, quitting, quixoticism, quests, quarantine, and queens   Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at http://artofgig.com http://artofgig.com Smokin' Screws https://s https://s ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "p" - S01 Ep16

lisa + venkat discuss programming, progressivism, probability, post-rationalism, and portents. Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at artofgig.com Smokin' Screws smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season "o" - S01 Ep15

lisa + venkat talk about 'o fey' (Richard Feynman), opera, open plan offices, and the Yak Collective's latest long form project: the (new) old home. Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at http://ar http://ar ...   Show more

Scorpio Season "n" - S01 Ep14

lisa (@niftynei) + venkat (@vgr) talk networking, niftyness, and neighbors   Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at artofgig.com Smokin' Screws smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season "m" - S01 Ep13

lisa (@niftynei) + venkat (@vgr) talk money and mansions   Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at artofgig.com Smokin' Screws smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season "L" S01 Ep12

lisa (@niftynei) + venkat (@vgr) talk legibility, legal systems and LARPing   Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr   Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at artofgig.com Smokin' Screws smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season - "k" S01 Ep11

lisa + venkat do a 'fast round' of K's, including kakistocracy, klingon, killjoys, karate, and k-pop. Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr Thanks to our sponsors!! Art of Gig at artofgig.com Smokin' Screws smokinscrews.com  

Scorpio Season - "j" S01 Ep10

lisa + venkat talk some J's -- Jane Jacobs and jokes, with a long detour into talking about high modernist city planning, the legacy of Robert Moses, the origin of eminent domain and more! Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/niftynei https://www.twitter.com/vgr https://www.twitter.com/vgr Thanks to ...   Show more

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