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Hi, I’m Jacob Robinson. This is my website!

I am a writer, entrepreneur, and investor. You can click the button below to get regular updates on what I’m working on, as well as 5 cool articles, every other week.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Explaining my Rating System
    Yes, I know. No one asked. HOWEVER, as I write this it is late on a Sunday, April 24th 2022, I am too tired to write anything meaningful and I still need to get my word count done for today. So, here is a free ghost post that will only be directly advertised to WordPress followers, about my overly meticulous rating system for my art media catalogs.
  • Political Theory and Evolution
    Almost all of modern-day politics revolve around one key idea in evolution. Let me explain why.
  • Fitness, Suffering, Self
    For years I tried to get myself motivated to exercise regularly and intensively, only to fail every time. It was only until recently that this changed. My solution, like most of the things on this blog, was roundabout – but just like the others, it’s worth discussing.
  • The New Working Class
    When companies like DoorDash, Uber, and Instacart provided new avenues for people to work flexibly, many got excited. Now that it’s happened, our hopes aren’t quite as sweet… but here’s how things can still get better.
  • Being Wise and Being Smart
    Some people think that intelligence and wisdom are synonyms. In this article I’m going to explain why that’s not the case, as well as break down some other forms of smarts.

Podcast

Faulty Mental Models The Astukari Podcast

We talk a lot about what mental models work. But what about which ones don’t? Original blog post: https://jacob-robinson.com/2021/05/17/faulty-mental-models/ Check out the blog: https://jacob-robinson.com/blog/ Subscribe to the newsletter: https://astukari.substack.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/astukari Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/astukari/ — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/astukari/support
  1. Faulty Mental Models
  2. The Crazies
  3. Death in the Age of the Internet
  4. The Rise of Anxiety
  5. Audience of One