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The Art of Learning Summary - Deconstructing Excellence. The Art of Learning Summary Josh Waitzkin’s story is a fascinating one, culminating in a book that surpasses any other writing in its insight into how a world champion is made.

The Art of Learning Summary - Deconstructing Excellence

How to Study and Learn (Part One) All thinking occurs within, and across, disciplines and domains of knowledge and experience, yet few students learn how to think well within those domains.

How to Study and Learn (Part One)

Despite having taken many classes, few are able to think biologically, chemically, geographically, sociologically, anthropologically, historically, artistically, ethically, or philosophically. Students study literature, but do not think in a literary way as a result. Inceptionism: Going Deeper into Neural Networks. Posted by Alexander Mordvintsev, Software Engineer, Christopher Olah, Software Engineering Intern and Mike Tyka, Software EngineerUpdate - 13/07/2015Images in this blog post are licensed by Google Inc. under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Inceptionism: Going Deeper into Neural Networks

However, images based on places by MIT Computer Science and AI Laboratory require additional permissions from MIT for use.Artificial Neural Networks have spurred remarkable recent progress in image classification and speech recognition. But even though these are very useful tools based on well-known mathematical methods, we actually understand surprisingly little of why certain models work and others don’t. So let’s take a look at some simple techniques for peeking inside these networks. We train an artificial neural network by showing it millions of training examples and gradually adjusting the network parameters until it gives the classifications we want. Bird Song Hero.

An Interactive Guide To The Fourier Transform. Einstein’s Intuition : Quantum Space Theory. Thinking Chinese - An Insiders' Look at Modern China. Reading Marx’s Capital with David Harvey. Thinking like a Genius. Thinking and recall series Problem solving: creative solutions "Even if you're not a genius, you can use the same strategies as Aristotle and Einstein to harness the power of your creative mind and better manage your future.

Thinking like a Genius

" The following strategies encourage you to think productively, rather than reproductively, in order to arrive at solutions to problems. "These strategies are common to the thinking styles of creative geniuses in science, art, and industry throughout history. " Nine approaches to creative problem solving: Rethink! Exercise #2 illustrates how famous thinkers used these approaches. Exercise #1: illustrates applications of the nine approaches. Text of exercise:Nine approaches to creative problem solving: Rethink! Thinking and recall series. Uncertain Certainty: The Nihility Of Knowing... "Last week, I jokingly asked a health club acquaintance whether he would change his mind about his choice for president if presented with sufficient facts that contradicted his present beliefs.

Uncertain Certainty: The Nihility Of Knowing...

He responded with utter confidence. "Absolutely not," he said. "No new facts will change my mind because I know that these facts are correct. " I was floored. In his brief rebuttal, he blindly demonstrated overconfidence in his own ideas and the inability to consider how new facts might alter a presently cherished opinion. In the current presidential election, a major percentage of voters are already committed to "their candidate"; new arguments and evidence fall on deaf ears.

Perhaps the single academic study most germane to the present election is the 1999 psychology paper by David Dunning and Justin Kruger, "Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One's Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments. " Keywords for the Engines scripts. The Fermi Paradox: Advanced civilizations do not… This article is partly adapted from my TransVision 2007 presentation, “Whither ET?

The Fermi Paradox: Advanced civilizations do not…

What the failing search for extraterrestrial intelligence tells us about humanity's future.” Review of 2008: 100 great articles. Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies The Library Top down implementation of social learning won't work It's time to encourage people to use public social media tools - not ban them! What is social learning? An explanation using Twitter. List of cognitive biases. Illustration by John Manoogian III (jm3).[1] Cognitive biases can be organized into four categories: biases that arise from too much information, not enough meaning, the need to act quickly, and the limits of memory.

Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways that can lead to systematic deviations from a standard of rationality or good judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral economics. There are also controversies over some of these biases as to whether they count as useless or irrational, or whether they result in useful attitudes or behavior. For example, when getting to know others, people tend to ask leading questions which seem biased towards confirming their assumptions about the person. The Size Of Our World.

A genius explains. Daniel Tammet is talking.

A genius explains

As he talks, he studies my shirt and counts the stitches. Ever since the age of three, when he suffered an epileptic fit, Tammet has been obsessed with counting. Now he is 26, and a mathematical genius who can figure out cube roots quicker than a calculator and recall pi to 22,514 decimal places. Geometric double-meanings. Jen-chung Chuan Department of Mathematics National Tsing Hua University Hsinchu, Taiwan 300 jcchuan@math.nthu.edu.tw Introduction.

geometric double-meanings

Your Age On Other Worlds. Want to melt those years away?

Your Age On Other Worlds

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