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Scott H. Young

“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.”

SCOTT H. YOUNG

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  1. Meta-learning: Start by learning how to learn the subject or skill you want to tackle.
  2. Focus: Carve out time in your day, and hack back distractions.
  3. Directness: Practice the thing you want to learn. Learn by doing.

  • Economics: Average is over. But even if the economic landscape is rapidly changing may, we can engineer our response to it by aggressively learning the hard skills we need to thrive.
  • Education: Ultralearning can fill some of those gaps when going b...

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.

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:

  • Your environment: be aware of what environment you work best in, and test it. Multitasking may feel like fun, but it’s unsuitable for ultralearning.
  • The task you’re trying to learn: certain activities, due to their nature, are harder to focus on th...

  • Outcome feedback: this tells you something about how well you’re doing overall but offers no ideas as to what you’re doing better or worse.
  • Informational feedback: this feedback tells you what you’re doing wrong, but it doesn’t necessarily tell you...

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