Re: The ways of child prodigies

From: Daniel Radetsky (
Date: Mon Nov 07 2005 - 14:23:10 MST

On Mon, 07 Nov 2005 09:13:26 -0800
"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <> wrote:

> There's also the claim - I forget who made it - that the number-one
> thing a genius needs is an important problem to solve.

"Child Prodigy, 14, Commits Suicide"

It's not in this article, but if I remember correctly the SF Chronicle article
had the parents quoted as saying that they were afraid that "he never found
anything on this earth to challenge him" or something like that. It's not in
the version, though.


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