Tag: Daniel Coyle
1. The idea of emergence 2. There are no secrets to success 3. School is stupid 4. There’s no such thing as a genius 5. There’s no such thing as a teenager Here are my top five worldview convictions; ideas that I was not raised believing but came to accept through thought, observation, and communication [...]
Posted: February 15th, 2011 under Emergent properties, Non-fiction books, Philosophy.
Tags: adolescence, Complexity: A Guided Tour, Daniel Coyle, David Shenk, emergence, generative systems, John H. Holland, Melanie Mitchell, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, problem of induction, Robert Epstein, school, The Black Swan: the Impact of the Highly Improbable, The Case Against Adolescence, The Genius in All of Us, The Talent Code
Animation studies continue It’s now week 7 (of 72) of Animation Mentor! The first semester (of 12 weeks) is half way over! Last week’s assignment involved animating a pendulum. Unfortunately, towards the end of the week (mostly Saturday and Sunday) I caught some sort of virus, so I lost a nice chunk of animation time, [...]
Posted: August 9th, 2010 under Animation, Fiction books, Music, Non-fiction books, Websites.
Tags: Animation Mentor, Daniel Coyle, e-books, e-readers, Federations, Portsmouth Sinfonia, The Talent Code
Animation study progress It is now week 6 of Animation Mentor! After this week, I’ll be halfway through the first semester! I am definitely learning a ton, but … WHEW! … I am finding this to be quite hard stuff! Definitely takes time and patience. But it’s also fun. It’s not like high school or [...]
So I’m reading a book called The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle. Overall, I’d say it’s a pretty good book, though sometimes a bit repetitive, as if the author just wanted to make the book longer, or make extra-sure he got his point across. The book firstly argues that “genius” and “giftedness” and “skill” are [...]