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What do y’all do outside this whole tech shebang?

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  • 7
    Getting massages, listening to podcasts (some educational, others horror/true crime), cooking, playing video games, going somewhere close to nature at least once a month, etc.

    I'm still looking for other hobbies that doesn't involve too much screen time though.
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    @rutee07
    I really expected something about hardcore orgies in there.
  • 2
    @metamourge They fall under the "massages" category and they are such a common part of my life that they are barely worth mentioning. Lol. :D
  • 4
    Watch porn and wank all weekend
  • 7
    Computer games, archery, medieval re-enactment, reading (real books).
  • 4
    I rock climb, downhill ski, trail run, go caving. Depends on the weather.
  • 5
    Children, trading/investing, cooking, music, games. Looking for non-screen hobbies, too.

    I'd list archery, but despite having a decent compound bow, I don't have anywhere to practice.
  • 4
    Tai chi
  • 4
    Being a father. building and playing guitar. reading. watching anime and series.
  • 4
    @Root You could teach your children to dodge high speed projectiles and practice your archery skills at the same time (just a suggestion, though)
  • 3
    @Jilano Maybe! I could use beanbag tips. 😅
    I don't have anywhere large enough, though, even if this was a good idea.
  • 8
    @Root children trading / investing <...>

    😁
  • 4
    Cooking, kids, cars, keyboards, cats. Things that start with k or c.
  • 3
    Animation, guitar, gaming, tabletop RPGs, long solitary walks
  • 1
    Judo (teaching mostly), games, ballroom dance, read, and drinking coffee/tea. I also am somewhat addicted to wargames and CTF...
  • 6
    Seduce women and then ignore their advances.

    Pretend to be a russian spy by spouting random words in ukrainian.

    Yell threats of bodily harm from my second floor apartment at suspicious looking passerby from midnight to 4 am.

    Attempt to offend people by spouting offensive comments in the line at the nearby dollar general.

    Random acts of kindness as character witnesses in case I'm caught in the act of killing a fool.

    Plot world domination.

    Wait, this is just my todo list. Nevermind.
  • 2
    @Wisecrack I like you already.
  • 2
    Building stuff, growing stuff, driving all around the country with my fam and netflixing

    not much really...
  • 3
    Diet, getting fit with weights, walking and cycling.

    I was going to say, build electric vehicles, but that is tech right..

    Design and construction of built in furniture.

    Watch TV.

    Play computer games.
  • 3
    @Nanos

    Seems like a lot of people in software development and tech are also into carpentry.

    You're like the fourth, maybe the fifth person I've met that has does some sort of crafting or construction on the side.
  • 2
    Learn Chinese, play boardgames and other games, hangout with friends, travel and binge shows like any other guy
  • 2
    Playing the piano, model railways, badminton, electronics design (though the latter inevitably involves screen time these days.)
  • 5
    Mostly gaming, flirting with cute girls, and reading novels.
  • 1
    Badminton, books, board games
  • 1
    @Wisecrack

    I'm reminded of folk with cooperative genes are often into music, especially choirs.

    Common professions you find them in is Anesthetic's.

    I reckon its because they are have a high resolution ability to distinguish differences in variable data.

    As such, I wonder how many programmers are musical ?
  • 1
    @Nanos

    I can sing, and often do. Doesn't mean I'm good.

    That a really fascinating 'hot-take' though. (is that what they call it these days?). Would you be willing to expand on it, I want to read more if you have any further insights or even hunches on the topic.
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    @Wisecrack

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi...

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    Individual differences in allocation of funds in the dictator game associated with length of the arginine vasopressin 1a receptor RS3 promoter region and correlation between RS3 length and hippocampal mRNA

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    https://journals.plos.org/plosone/...

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    AVPR1A and SLC6A4 Polymorphisms in Choral Singers and Non-Musicians: A Gene Association Study

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    https://sciencedirect.com/science/...

    > Natural-field dictator game shows

    > no altruistic giving

    https://link.springer.com/article/...

    > The external validity of giving in

    > the dictator game

    https://ideas.repec.org/p/pra/...

    > Evolving Economics: Synthesis
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    @Wisecrack

    And also from my notes:

    http://understandinghuman.com/2013/...

    But that link is no longer valid, and I can't find a copy anywhere easily, it but does hint at Serotonin playing a role in cooperation.

    Hopefully some of that is useful.
  • 1
    @Wisecrack

    The issue first came to my attention when I was running a corporation and I noticed that staff ability to do a good job varied a lot.

    As I sacked the bad staff and kept the good ones, I began to notice patterns.

    In particular those from Scandinavian countries made good workers, they was very cooperative.

    Then I began to notice a few other people who when I enquired about their genetic past, told me they had been adopted at a young age, or from birth who had Scandinavian parents, into a non-Scandinavian country, whose workers I generally found not to be very cooperative..

    Yet this individuals, behaved in the same cooperative manner as their generic background.

    This made me wonder if there was a genetic element to cooperation.

    Since then I have heard of other pockets of cooperative behaviour around the globe, Brazil for example.
  • 1
    @Nanos yeah but who the fuck would ever want to set foot in Brazil?

    Fascinating reading though.
  • 1
    @Wisecrack

    You might end up working with someone from Brazil. :-)
  • 1
    @Nanos question is do Brazilians even want to be in brazil?

    I hear the gangs and poverty are fucking l something awful.
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    @Wisecrack

    I'm reminded of:

    https://thenews.coop/119989/topic/...

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    Which is the most co-operative country in the world? According to a new index, Brazil takes the crown – with Norway, Uruguay and Canada not far behind.

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