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Recommendation: Richard Hamming on The Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn

I discovered this lecture via James Clear’s site.

Richard Hamming was a mathematician, an alumni both of the Manhattan Project and of Bell Labs in its heyday, and Turing Prize winner. This is as much as to say, he was a smart guy and got stuff done.

This lecture is packed with interesting stuff about the necessity of learning and how to learn, about leading a life of purpose, and about the transformation and accelleration of science (and its inevitable slowdown).

More in future posts, but for now, here’s the main deal. Recommended.

I'd love to hear your thoughts and recommended resources...