What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children By: Alison Gopnik Published: 2016 Read: 2021 Summary As parents, we can’t know beforehand what new challenges kids will face. Shaping kids in your
How the quest for the ultimate learning machine will remake our world By: Pedro Domingos Published: 2015. Read: 2018. Summary: Machine learning may help to discover (the deepest) regularities in our universe in a computationally efficient way from finite data.
Discovering the Intelligence of Every Living Thing By: Frank T. Vertosick Jr. Published: 2002 Read: 2017 Summary: Intelligence is loosely defined as the general ability to store past experiences and use that knowledge to solve future problems. The central idea
Stories By: Ted Chiang Published: 2019 Read: 2020 Summary This collection of short stories is a highly satisfying blend of intelligent imagination, speculation and empathy. Most of the stories explore the social, every day implications of a variety of more
Summary Encourage wide focus, curiosity. Create conditions for learning. Support social learning (exploring). Guide shift to developing productive skills and habits (exploiting). Provide clear, consistent, mild discipline. Allow for plenty of free play. Limit activities. No quitting on a bad
The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance By: W. Timothy Gallwey Published: 1974 Read: 2020 Summary Most people focus on improving their “Outer Game” (their technique, etc.). They ignore the “Inner Game”, what goes inside their head.
On: Teaching Episode: N/A Date: December 9, 2013 Background: School administrator and author. Key Subjects: Better teachers. Teaching is a performance profession involving complex behavioral tasks. Requires practice. Automate things you don’t want to think about “during the game”. Get
How a New Understanding of the Brain Will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines By: Jeff Hawkins Published: 2004 Read: 2017 Summary: How does the brain work, specifically the (neo)cortex, and what is intelligence. Its central theorem is