The only real test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life

There are many definitions of intelligence and this is something I think about often, especially from the point of view of artificial intelligence. From the point of view of society, I love this quote from Naval Ravikant: “The only real test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life.” From this… Continue reading The only real test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life

Prepare for every meeting you attend

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” — Benjamin Franklin In modern companies, meetings are one of the main ways you work, communicate, and make progress. This is especially true for technology companies and white-collar work. Meetings can be very painful to people because they may be thought of as a waste of… Continue reading Prepare for every meeting you attend

Get out of the “time for money” mindset

“Earn with your mind, not with your time” – Naval Ravikant “Wealthy people do three things. They stop trading time for money. They make the money work for them. And they give as much value to people as they can.” – Wallstreet Trapper “Slow down and remember this: Most things make no difference. Being busy… Continue reading Get out of the “time for money” mindset

Sci-Hub is one of the greatest contributions to humanity in our lifetime

What is the point of academic research? In my mind it is to accelerate human understanding and civilization. If researchers publish research, it should be available for anyone to research. If people want to view that research, it should be available for anyone to view without paying some crazy fee. A large portion of academic… Continue reading Sci-Hub is one of the greatest contributions to humanity in our lifetime

Ideal schedule

4:30 am wake up 4:30-5 am meditate 5-8 am study and research 8-9 am family prep 9-12 pm engineering work 12-1 pm lunch 1-1:30 pm nature 1:30-2 pm emails 2-3 exercise 3-4 pm personal work 5-6 pm admin work 6-7 pm dinner 7-8 pm family time 8-9 pm self reflect, plan for tomorrow 9-10 pm… Continue reading Ideal schedule

shifted schedule

I will spend every week reviewing my calendar until I am happy with it. 7pm-2am sleep,meditate 2am -6am (5am – 9am) study/research 4 am (7am) light therapy 10 mins. 6am-2pm (9am-5pm pst) work 2-2:20 prepare for tomorrow 2:20-3 play/relax. Put on night glasses. 3-3:30 dinner 5pm(8pm) stop all stimulating things 6-7 meditate for an hour… Continue reading shifted schedule