It's Not Obvious

Lovkush Agarwal
TBC. What would you say the show 'QI' is about?
Created 23 Jan 2021
  • The meaning of life in three modes
    29 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    A friend recently recommended I listen to Daniel Schmactenberger, so I watched the marathon 4-hour interview of Daniel on the Lex Fridman podcast. 2 hours and 46 minutes into the interview, Lex casual...
  • A book review: Invisible Women
    20 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    Caroline Criado Perez argues in Invisble Women that women are consistently disadvantaged because many decisions are made without taking women into account: for most decision makers, women may as well ...
  • Things I Learnt in April and May 2021
    05 Jun 2021 • 2 min read
    More interesting NeuraLink’s brain chips can now allow a monkey to play pong using only its thoughts/mind. Via NeuraLink youtube video. Apple manufactures its phones in China not because of cheap labo...
  • Basic anatomy is not obvious
    18 Apr 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    A general belief I have is that almost everything is less obvious than people think, even things that we may think are blatantly obvious or common sense. That is why I chose the name It’s Not Obvious ...
  • Things I Learnt in March 2021
    01 Apr 2021 • 2 min read
    More interesting Virtual Reality is mind-blowing! Experiencing it for yourself is the only way to understand. Via my own experience after buying an Oculus Quest 2. Xenobots are new organisms designed ...
  • An example of Inclusivity and Diversity
    19 Mar 2021 0 4
    I recently had the pleasure of joining The Turing Way community. What stood out to me was their effort and success in creating an inclusive and diverse community. Here I will share my initial interact...
  • Things I Learnt in February 2021
    05 Mar 2021 • 4 min read
    “More interesting” The Turing Way is exemplary for its success in creating a diverse and inclusive online community. I intend to write a blogpost about it soon to go into more details. Vast majority o...
  • An anecdotal critique of ClearerThinking's calibration points system. Part II
    07 Feb 2021 • 3 min read
    Previous posts in series Introduction In the first post, I described why I did not like the points system in ClearerThinking’s ...
  • An anecdotal critique of ClearerThinking's calibration points system
    04 Feb 2021 0 1
    Introduction ClearerThinking has a tool called ‘Calibrate Your Judgement’. In the tool, they provide points to help you judge how well you are doing. I personally found the points unhelpful, so just i...
  • Things I Learnt in January 2021
    01 Feb 2021 • 10 min read
    For 2020, I wrote an article 52 Things I Learnt in 2020. I enjoyed doing that and at least a few people liked it, so I thought I’d continue to do this monthly. One person said the list was too long. I...
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