I MISSED SCOTT AARONSON'S VISIT? :(
See you all there.
EDIT: I regret that I won't be able to make this one.
more widespread, "itadakimasu!"
If I get you, you're saying that in practice getting to level 4 generally carries you past that gap. Like the patterns of thought accrete into a sort of momentum.
Interesting, but seems unconvincing and not very motivating.
Assuming the CDT system, I'd presume that most people on LessWrong have hit 4/3; level 4 is simply defined to be the level at which you reliably apply metacognition. Fine, but I don't see that reliably applying metacognition dissolves the...(read more)
I am out of school, but am an intellectually curious autodidact (not a particularly effective one). I was once considered mathematically gifted but fell off the bandwagon early - no encouragement or mentors. Others I know are in a similar position. This is LW, after all..
A bunch of us would be int...(read more)
Thanks for the feedback. I haven't participated in a while.
Looking for a temporary place in Cambridge starting in September. PM me!
Ahh, did not see that. Thanks.
I dance tango a bit and there's definitely people you have affinity for dancing with and not. There's a fair correlation to whom you actually like hanging out with.
I understand this line of thought, but.. strength doesn't have to be developed through weights, strength increase doesn't necessarily mean much hypertrophy, and most importantly strength is a prerequisite/accelerator for increasing pretty much all athletic abilities (power, flexibility, endurance..)