by Scott Young
Keep reading for FREE
“For those who know how to use technology wisely, it is the easiest time in history to teach yourself something new.”
“Over the last twenty years, the amount of knowledge easily accessible from a quick online search has exploded… Yet despite this incredible advance, it is not as if the average person is thousands as times as smart as people were was a generation ago. Being able to look things up is certainly an advantage, but without a certain amount of knowledge inside your head, it doesn’t help you solve hard problems.”
It is a strategy for acquiring skills and knowledge. Ultralearning is a potent skill for dealing with a changing world. It has three main characteristics:
At some level there’s a craving that drives us to do something else, there’s an aversion to doing the task itself or both.
Much procrastination is unconscious. We’re procrastinating, but we don’t internalize it that way.
”Knowledge expands, but so does ignorance, as with a greater understanding of a subject also comes a greater appreciation for all the questions that remain unanswered.”
reading habits, gather your
remember what you readand stay ahead of the crowd!
Save time with daily digests
No ads, all content is free
Save ideas & add your own
Get access to the mobile app
4.7 App Rating
I’m a generalist, philosopher, writer, tutor, paralegal, strategist, researcher, Bohemian, bibliophile, an intellectual and an analyst.
The power of being an ultralearner.
MORE LIKE THIS
Ultralearning is a strategy for aggressive, self-directed learning. Self-directed means you can take back control, rather than wait to pay for expensive tuition and tutors. Aggressive means that instead of spending years at something without getting great, your limited time and effort are always directed towards what works.