How to develop intellectual success in future generations

Intellect is a complicated problem, as I’m sure I’ve mentioned in previous posts. There is really no good heuristic or measure out there for what makes a person truly “intelligent” (if you say IQ is a valid example, I’m going to be mad; more on that in approximately 10 weeks). However, I do believe thereContinue reading “How to develop intellectual success in future generations”

Vicious Cycles

There are many positive cycles within our society, but there as just as many negative ones as well. I’ve hinted at these so called vicious cycles before, but I’ve never discussed them in depth on the site. In this post I want to go over what I feel are some of the most dangerous cyclesContinue reading “Vicious Cycles”

What the Definition of Luck Really Is

Luck is a hard, complex thing. No successful person has ever (truthfully) said their success was all based around skill; there is always a wide amount of chance in every major victory. And yet, it’s hard to genuinely define this aspect – calling luck simply a factor of chance raises all sorts of complicated problems.Continue reading “What the Definition of Luck Really Is”

Getting Past the Bump

      I wanted to talk about something that I noticed in both of my previous projects: the 100DaysofCode and Startup Challenge. It’s about the Bump. The bump goes something like this: you’ve decided to learn a new skill. As you always do, you check out the tutorials for it online. Things go veryContinue reading “Getting Past the Bump”