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I blog on a variety of topics. I'm wondering which ones interest you the most.

1.      Future (robots, technology, healthcare, etc.)

2.      New business ideas (apps, inventions, services)

3.      Management bullshit

4.      Success tricks and tips

5.      Personal health

6.      Psychology (hypnosis, cognitive bias, illusions, affirmations)

7.      Politics

8.      World events

9.      The startup I'm working on

10.  Humor (silly stories usually about my life)

11.  Metaphysics (hologram reality, religion, meaning of life)

I ask because I usually hear "stop doing that" more than I hear "do more of that" so I have an imbalanced idea of what people prefer.

 
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Apr 12, 2013
Here are my likes, in this order:
Metaphysics (hologram reality, religion, meaning of life)
Psychology (hypnosis, cognitive bias, illusions, affirmations)
New business ideas (apps, inventions, services)
The startup I'm working on
Humor (silly stories usually about my life)
Management !$%*!$%*!$%*!$%*! tricks and tips
Future (robots, technology, healthcare, etc.)
Politics
World events
Personal health

But I always look forward to your new posts, regardless of topic though :)
Thanks Scott
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
In this order;
Humour (your stories about the patio heaters and shop vac still make me laugh),
Management (one step below humour),
Metaphysics (I love your outside the box ideas),
Future (for the same reason as Metaphysics),
Success tips (everyone can use some help),

Thanks for taking the time to make my life more amusing.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
Almost from the bottom up: Metaphysics, humor, world events, politics, psychology, success tips, management BS - all great.
I enjoy original thoughts in many forms, but it seems when it comes to technology/future/robots/health care, you express very similar thoughts that get old very quickly. Plus, as someone pointed out, I'm not sure you have any more insight/original ideas there than the next futurist.

But when it comes to humor or what makes people tick, you're at your best.
 
 
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Apr 12, 2013
I think all the topics are often interesting. I try to upvote when I particularly like something.

If I disagree, I'll sometimes comment, but when I agree (as in, find it insightful), I sit here and smile and nod. There's not much point adding a smile and a nod as a comment.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
1. Future (robots, technology, healthcare, etc.)
4. Success tricks and tips
6. Psychology (hypnosis, cognitive bias, illusions, affirmations)
10. Humor (silly stories usually about my life)
11. Metaphysics (hologram reality, religion, meaning of life)

These are the ones where you really make people think. Take, for example, any idea centered around your un-falsifiable argument that free will does not exist- a concept centered on this will stick in your brain like peanut butter until you find some way to defeat it. Even if it's nonsense, it's fun to think about.

I recall an experience with a similar sticky problem- a co-worker said to me: "I bet if you left a refrigerator running with its door open, and in a closed room, eventually it would heat the room up."

That one was a simple physics problem, but at the time it I just couldn't agree with the idea, and thought about it for a couple of days before I had to concede he was right.

Lastly, politics is a lame subject.
 
 
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Apr 12, 2013
I find the futurism and business ideas rather uninteresting. You don't have any more insight than any other tech pundit, and anyone can have an idea.

The rest I find generally interesting. You seem to have unusual political views that I usually disagree with but I enjoy. You actually are successful so your views there have relevance, and I'd say your startup is related to that.

What I really enjoy reading about is psychology and economics. Both areas you have an above average knowledge of. Very few trained hypnotists blog about psychology. Your explanation of people's motivations usually make sense.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
I enjoy all the mentioned topics-and say amen to aaronash's comment. Right on!
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
I enjoy the variety, if you have something interesting to say it doesn't really matter the field.
 
 
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Apr 12, 2013
Part of what makes your blog interesting is the community it attracts. You tend to weed out people who can't handle reading (or discussing) anything they disagree with. A lot of wacky ideas get thrown around, both in your posts and in the comments, but no one melts on exposure. It's a fun place to be.
 
 
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Apr 12, 2013
Scott, keep up the good work, don't change a thing. -Mark
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
Please do not downsize yours topics. Your brain reminds me of the ever expanding universe in that your writing is fresh, interesting, and thankfully, often full of surprises.

Do what you do and flush the negativity down the nearest black hole.
 
 
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Apr 12, 2013
If it doesn't interest you, it isn't going to interest us. Go with what whatever makes you want to check back every 20 minutes to see where the discussion has moved.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
1,6,10,11
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
Personal anecdotes are probably my favorite, but I have enjoyed every blog post in the past two years. Also, variety spice life or something.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
My vote is for whatever you want. It's your blog, and I am here to read your thoughts on things, whether I agree with them, like the topic, or not. Frankly, your writing style is interesting enough to me so that even if I didn't care about the topic, I'd still read it just because there may be an interesting or funny point that I would still appreciate.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
11, 10, 1, and 4
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
I find it all fascinating. The only thing I wish is that you would stop apologizing (in a sense) for your commentary through the use of the disclaimers. The fact that the haters watch your blog so closely is such a huge compliment from them because they think your opinion matters. By rejecting your writing, they only further endorse it.

If I was stranded on a deserted island with internet access only to your blog via a filter of one of the above topics, I would hope that it would be the silly, humorous, personal stories. It's nice to be reminded that (some) celebrities are real people who do stupid things too.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
Keep the variety - i.e. don't eliminate any categories.

Given your current posting frequency of 5 to 7 times per week, it doesn't seem like you are passing on some ideas in favor of others. Rather, it seems like you are writing on whatever pops in your head. So, even if you eliminated a couple categories, it doesn't seem like we would see more postings in the categories we "like", and instead would simply result in fewer total postings.
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
"A person is not dumb, people are dumb!"

Whoever said this was talking about focus groups.

And when did you start listening to the vox populi?
 
 
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Apr 12, 2013
Also, do some more blogging on men's rights.

(j/k)
 
 
 
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