If life is a game, says Oliver Emberton, and it's a game that everyone is playing, then he has created the ultimate strategy guide. Yes, Oliver does argue that life is a game of strategy, complete with fun mini-games, where "the key to winning is simply managing your resources." Don't be fooled by the humour, the advice is valid.
The first 15 years or so of life are just tutorial missions, which suck. Theres no way to skip these.
Young adult stage
As a young player, youll have lots of time and energy, but almost no experience. Youll find most things ? like the best jobs, possessions and partners ? are locked until you get some.
This is the time to level up your skills quickly. You will never have so much time and energy again.
Now that youre playing properly, your top priority is to assign your time as well as possible. Every single thing you do affects your state and your skills:
|Old Loves Die Hard|
|Goal Factoring: Using Logic and Science to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions|
|There Are Now Seven Billion People on Planet Earth|
|A Simple Guide on How to Be Polite|
|“Self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities.”|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|U.S.S. Enterprise Owner's Manual|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|Recycled Vacuum Lamps|
|Naked Preacher Lady [NSFW]|
|“A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road.”|
|“A deep fake sex video emerges in a Google search of your name.”|
|Fake Name Generator|
|“You can often hide from an AI video system with the aid of a simple color printout.”|
|“We are undergoing the greatest economic transformation in our history, and we are dealing with it by pretending nothing is happening.”|
|“The company is losing billions, has essentially no underlying value, and its business could be hammered overnight.”|