Starting October 1st, I’m embarking on a new challenge. Watch the video above or read below to find out more (if you’re reading this twice, don’t worry, I accidentally posted it before the video was finished) The MIT Challenge — 4 Years of Learning in 12 Months Over the next 12 months, I’m going to […]
Living Closer to Reality
A friend told me a story about two philosophers arguing about the nature of reality. The first believed reality was objective. The second countered that it was subjective, “You can’t prove to me that this wall exists.” The first replied, “Well if it doesn’t exist, then walk through it.” The problem with the subjective philosopher […]
Developing an Appetite for Hard Ideas
Richard Feynman, professor and Nobel-prize winning physicist purportedly only had an IQ of 125. Smart, but hardly in the rarefied spectrum we normally consider for genius. This trivia is usually brought up to show the ridiculousness of IQ testing. If an obvious genius doesn’t qualify for Mensa, how valid can it be for normal people? […]
Completing an MIT Physics Class in 4.5 Days?
Reprinted from my free newsletter, Learn Faster, Achieve More. Last week I sat down to write one of the hardest exams I’ve ever had to prepare for, and I’m not even a student anymore. The class was Classical Mechanics, an MIT physics class. MIT generously puts up many courses online, for free, so you can […]