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Study Hacks - Decoding Patterns of Success - Cal Newport

Study Hacks - Decoding Patterns of Success - Cal Newport
On Sam Harris and Stephen Fry’s Meditation Debate February 19th, 2019 · 44 comments A few weeks ago, on his podcast, Sam Harris interviewed the actor and comedian Stephen Fry. Early in the episode, the conversation took a long detour into the topic of mindfulness meditation. Harris, of course, is a longtime proponent of this practice. He discusses it at length in his book, Waking Up, and now offers an app to help new adherents train the skill (I’ve heard it’s good). What sparked the diversion in the first place is when, early in the conversation, Fry expressed skepticism about meditation. Harris’s response was to compare meditation to reading. Fry, who is currently using and enjoying Harris’s meditation app, conceded, and the discussion shifted toward a new direction. I wonder, however, whether Fry should have persisted. Read more » Minimalism Grows… February 8th, 2019 · 31 comments Before I do, two quick notes: On to the publicity updates: The Beginning of a Digital Revolution? Myth Confirmed

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Yoni Appelbaum What's the Secret to the Trump Sauce? Side with the Republican base, not the donor class. Why Donald Trump Supporters Are Voting Alone Most Donald Trump voters are civically disengaged—a fact that may yet cost him the nomination. Trump and the Borderers The Republican front-runner’s appeal seems rooted in a distinctive political culture—born in the British borderlands, and still flourishing in America’s southern highlands. Sanders's Super Saturday Sweep The Vermont senator swept the Democratic contests in Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii, where voters handed Clinton a stunning rebuke. A Widening Chasm Turns Into a Grand Canyon Three states and a territory voted on Tuesday night, but by the time the votes were tallied in the first… Trump Wants to Make Government Huge Again The Republican front-runner is tapping the resentments of white working-class voters—and promising to use federal power to address them.

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Larry Green Below are Mathematical Applets. Enjoy! Intermediate and College Algebra Functions Conics Sequences and Series Logs and Exponents Linear Programming Lecture Notes For Lake Tahoe Community College Math Courses (Not Interactive, but informative) The Ten Most Important Things We've Learned About College "Attendance and participation are heavily correlated with your final grade." correlation =/= causation, you know that. In my experience it's the smarter kids that look for help to push themselves even further up, therefore their passing was never really in jeopardy. It's the ones that need so much help as to have you think they want you to write the paper WITH them that are really the ones that are failed by the system. I very much agree with your last paragraph. I had very similar experience. I used to be pretty shy.

Listen to What Innovators Don't Talk About - Michael Schrage by Michael Schrage | 4:54 PM January 25, 2012 While working away on my laptop at a hotel breakfast, I couldn’t help but overhear the four gentlemen poring over an iPad two tables way. Their intense discussion revolved around rolling out their high-tech prototypes in a medical care complex. Since I’ve written about prototypes and prototyping, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop. Forgive me. The foursome represented a mix of medical care complex personnel and what was clearly an entrepreneurial innovator with a potentially high-impact idea.

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