Thoughts on how to grow faster, after finish reading Harry Potter And The Method of Rationality. This is the how the dialog goes inside my head.
Seriously, I should have researched and read up on this topic before plunging into StackOverflow, which would have saved me a lot of wtf-ness.
Here we go.
I just got back from a film called Tomorrowland. I haven’t had this feeling in a long time. The feeling I get when I read Atlas Shrugged. When I read Disney’s biography.
Nothing fascinates me more than the possibility of future. What would happen? Economically? Socially? Technologically? Future’s good? Brilliant, what can I do to help? It’s bad? Crap, what can I do to help?
And what would I not give to live surrounded by people like Walt. People who draw out their prospects and make them happen. People who are curious about the world and go explore. People who are fascinated by amazing possibilities and then go about creating reality.
Building for a better tomorrow, today.
First, if you already have another language under your belt, search “X Language for Y Language Developers”. If not, no worries, simply find out these things about the new language:
It’s not about failing. It’s about getting feedback, fast.
As creatures who move in one direction in time, events spread across different spots of time-space could be lined up and explained with cause and effect. It’s how neurones work. Strengthen the repeated connections and destruct the singled-out ones.
If it actually works, I’d passionately take on a full time job where I march around on the streets, wave my arms and chant “please read these books!” all day long, because the world would definitely become a better place if more people read those books, and this is the most natural and efficient approach I could come up with.
- If there’s something it is not about, it’s resolution and willpower.
- If there’s something it is about, it’s tweaking the environment until finding the one that works.
- The environment shapes people within much more than people realise.
- There’s no one-size-fit-all cookie-cutter solution. It’s different for everyone and it takes imagination, creativity and willingness to try and fail dozens of times.
I was thinking about it: what purpose should a blog serve?
The crucial point is, to try and do things just a tiny bit harder than you can manage right this moment.