A few of my friends been talking about going nomadic, so I’ve been researching viable vehicles. A used Ford Transit Connect seems to be one of the most economical options, if you have no vehicle to begin with. A transit connect solves both the housing and transportation dilemma for about $5,000.
They’re small, but would be great for a solo nomad. May be tight for a full time couple.
Videos of Transit Builds:
If you have no idea who this dude is, go here and click on the Derek Sivers (Full) podcast from the Tim Ferriss Show. Some of my favorite podcast episodes of all time on that page, let me know what you think of them.
Micro Hydro Electric Generators in Nepal
Hydro electric power generation is fascinating to me. It’s entirely possible for us to cleanly generate all the power we need via wind, water and sun in a distributed manner. Here’s a video on how people are leveraging the flow of water in Nepal.
What’s wrong with the “System”
He talks about the carnivore diet here. Some of the most reasonable information I’ve seen on the topic.
Here’s another video on babies, Alzheimer’s, ketosis and MCT oil.
Tim Ferriss on learning and minimalism
This talk given by Ferriss at The Next Web conference is an excellent intro at learning how to learn. It’s 5 years old now, but still very relevant.
Tucker Max went through MDMA therapy and wrote about the entire experience. MDMA is currently showing remarkably high efficacy in people with PTSD. I think it will be proven useful in optimizing happiness for “normal people” as well.
Elon Musk interview clips
I think it’s important to have some a pulse on the trajectory of advanced technology. This recent Elon Musk interview on topics including existential threats, AI, Neuralink, the future of intelligence, and how to save humanity gives some insight into where things appear to be headed.
And a glimpse into the mind of Musk. This clip begins when he infamously smokes weed with Joe Rogan. The entire interview is fascinating, but this clip in particular grants deep insight into how Elon thinks.
take a breath.
To chill you out a bit, here’s an intro to Eastern medicine and the practice of Chi (thanks Reed). Try the simple breath exercises he suggests, I’m going to work them into my meditation & stretching practices.