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Stuart Armstrong

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Latest 26 Sep 2022 | Updated Daily

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Stuart Armstrong & Robin Hanson: Iterate The Game | Gaming the Future Chapter 10

The Foresight Institute Podcast

Gaming the Future: Technologies for Intelligent Voluntary CooperationOpportunities for bright futures enabled by bio, nano, and computing technologies are now within our reach. Their proliferation also comes with risks and authoritarian attempts at control. We explore how technologies of intelligent voluntary cooperation can help us navigate the traps. Cryptocommerce enables decentralized, secure cooperation across humans – and AIs. This unlocks Paretotropian futures of high technology in which valuing entities can pursue their highest function through iterative play.This episode is a discussion on chapter 10 of the book: ITERATE THE GAME | Racing Where?Different players value things differently. The game of civilization emerges as the composition of these valuations. The strategy of voluntary cooperation serves a great deal of them. If we get better at the game, what awaits in future rounds of play? Join us:► Twitter: https://twitter.com/foresightinst ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/foresightinst► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/existentialhope/► LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/foresight-instituteIf you enjoy what we do please support us via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/foresightinstituteIf you’re interested in joining these meetings consider donating through our donation page: https://foresight.org/donate/Foresight Institute advances technologies for the long-term future of life, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, biotechnology, space, neurotech and computer science.Subscribe for episodes concerning our programs on Molecular Machines, Biotechnology & Health Extension, Intelligent Cooperation, Space, Neurotech and Existential Hope.

2hr 1min

19 Aug 2022

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Phi - Lacrosse - Ophy Podcast Season 4, Ep. 7, Stuart Armstrong - The Talent Equation

Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast

In this podcast, Jamie talks to Stuart Armstrong, host of The Talent Equation Podcast. They discuss their journeys in sport, and where it has led them. They discuss various models for athletic development, and how coaches can get the best results out of their athletes in practice.

1hr 17mins

13 Oct 2021

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Stuart Armstrong Episode 70 - Talking Performance

Talking Performance

This week I am delighted to have with me, host of the Talent Equation Podcast, Stuart Armstrong.  Stuart's podcast was the first podcast I really got addicted to and have been a fan of it ever since, so I was both excited and nervous about this chat.Stuart has an amazing amount of knowledge but what actually shines through for me in this chat is his passion around coach development and his willingness to share. I highly recommend jumping over to Stuarts podcast where there is over 180 episodes of gold for coaches, athletes and parents.If you like the podcast please share it with your friends and it would be great if you could leave a rating on iTunes, Spotify or wherever you listen as we would love to grow our community


11 Oct 2021

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Julia Chi: Going Beyond Boundaries with Stuart Armstrong

Barefoot Across Borders

Stuart Armstrong is a fundraiser extraordinaire, raising over £50 million in a career spanning twenty five years.He is author of the book 'Fundraising : the essentials for success revealed in under 1 hour'In this podcast Stuart talks about how he went to boarding school at three years old, and then his mother was killed in an air crash when he was just nine years old.He adapted to these huge events with great self reliance.This quality has stood him in good stead at every turn in his life as he went on the create his own communications business which after the tragic death of his wife Ruth lead him into fundraising 


7 Jul 2021

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CLP20 - "Repetition does not lead to skill": How to Apply the Constraints-led Approach to Teaching Martial Arts w/ Stuart Armstrong

Combat Learning Podcast

To end season 2 with a bang, my guest today is Stuart Armstrong, who is well known in the sports science and skill acquisition community through his podcast, "The Talent Equation." Which is highly recommended. Stuart thinks of himself as a "pracademic" -- a practitioner with an academic background focused on the practical application of the science of coaching to real-life coaching. We've touched on the constraints-led approach to motor learning quite a bit throughout seasons 1 and 2, but only in a cursory sense. In this episode, Stuart walks us through more specific ways we can use the constraints-led approach to improve our martial arts training. One of the main breakthrough concepts here I want to direct your attention toward is that Stuart repositions skill development NOT as knowledge transfer from instructor to student but as an adaptation to environmental stress. In other words, skill is developed in sufficiently *representative* practice environments the same way that muscle grows in response to progressively heavier weight loads from session to session. But in the case of martial arts skills, the load is not weight but instead challenge to the perceptual system, i.e. your ability to read an opponent, manipulate distance, and properly time your attacks and counters. I'm extremely excited to share this interview with you. It's challenging, information-dense, and worthy of multiple listens -- which is why I saved it to cap off season 2. As always, if you're excited to jump in, hit the subscribe button on your podcatcher right now and enjoy the ride! P.S. The teaching article that I wrote, referenced in the show: https://www.maonrails.com/blog/how-an-ancient-greek-philosopher-can-help-you-make-killers-on-the-mat/ --- Join the Combat Learning Newsletter now: combatlearning.com/transfer --- Where to find Stuart Armstrong and check out his work! Website: https://www.thetalentequation.co.uk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/stu_arm --- Thank you so much for listening!   If you have any feedback, you can email me at josh@combatlearning.com or send me a message on facebook.com/combatlearning. If you got value from this episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or your favorite podcasting platform. So many shows pop up and fizzle out, and we're talking about stuff that almost nobody is talking about, so leaving us a review helps us a ton! Thanks in advance, and I'll see you on the next episode! --- Produced by Micah Peacock Outro Music: Synergy by Juche --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combatlearning/message

1hr 46mins

28 Jun 2021

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#58 - Deceptive Boxing Skills with The Talent Equation’s Stuart Armstrong

The Box Gathering Podcast (Formerly The Boxing Coaches' Podcast)

I was massively honoured to be invited on the globally acclaimed Talent Equation with the fantastic Stuart Armstrong. We talk about how we can be more intentional in creating practices to read our opponents better as well as using deceptive skills to create more adaptive boxers. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theboxgathering/message

1hr 20mins

15 Jun 2021

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S2 Ep5: Paul is Dead with George Moore, Stuart Armstrong & Ben Bovington-Key

Cameo Launch Short Film Podcast

In this episode Nigel picks the brains of the director and writing team behind this stylish and exceptionally creative period comedy.  Fully embracing the wackiness of the conspiracy theory that inspired the premise of Paul is Dead, writer/director George Moore and writers Stuart Armstrong and Ben Bovington-Key take us through the origins of the story as well as the challenges in shooting a period film in a rural area and attempting to capture the essence of one of the greatest bands in music history.   You can watch Paul is Dead on our Cinema page - https://www.cameolaunch.com/cinema    You can also see our review for Paul is Dead by George Mole here - https://youtu.be/myQb4uQYZgk    Catch more of our reviews here - https://www.cameolaunch.com/reviews    Subscribe to the Cameo Launch Short Film Podcast here - https://www.cameolaunch.com/podcast


28 May 2021

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76. Stuart Armstrong - AI: Humanity's Endgame?

Towards Data Science

Paradoxically, it may be easier to predict the far future of humanity than to predict our near future. The next fad, the next Netflix special, the next President — all are nearly impossible to anticipate. That’s because they depend on so many trivial factors: the next fad could be triggered by a viral video someone filmed on a whim, and well, the same could be true of the next Netflix special or President for that matter. But when it comes to predicting the far future of humanity, we might oddly be on more solid ground. That’s not to say predictions can be made with confidence, but at least they can be made based on economic analysis and first principles reasoning. And most of that analysis and reasoning points to one of two scenarios: we either attain heights we’ve never imagined as a species, or everything we care about gets wiped out in a cosmic scale catastrophe. Few people have spent more time thinking about the possible endgame of human civilization as my guest for this episode of the podcast, Stuart Armstrong. Stuart is a Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Future of Humanity Institute, where he studies the various existential risks that face our species, focusing most of his work specifically on risks from AI. Stuart is a fascinating and well-rounded thinker with a fresh perspective to share on just about everything you could imagine, and I highly recommend giving the episode a listen.

1hr 11mins

24 Mar 2021

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COACH DEVELOPMENT with Stuart Armstrong - Part 2

Coach Your Brains Out, by Gold Medal Squared

-Athlete feedback-Affordance vs Constraints-Coaching models -Get CYBO the book! https://www.amazon.com/dp/1098630904Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/coachyourbrainsout


4 Mar 2021

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COACH DEVELOPMENT with Stuart Armstrong - Part 1

Coach Your Brains Out, by Gold Medal Squared

-Stuart's coaching path-Ecological Dynamics approach to coaching-Practice Design-Get CYBO the book! https://www.amazon.com/dp/1098630904Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/coachyourbrainsout


25 Feb 2021