Re: [ESSAY] Accelerate the Singularity by defeating procrastination

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Thu Sep 20 2007 - 00:06:12 MDT wrote:
> Sorry folks, this was meant as an ESSAY, I forgot to put that in the subject.
> Eliezer Yudkowsky, I was wondering about your experiences regarding
> procrastination. I find your writings greatly inspiring and I noticed
> that you amassed and enormous amount of knowledge through independent
> studies outside of academia. I wonder how you managed to maintain the
> high level of discipline and structure required for this.

I don't think I did. I think I had an ordinary level of discipline,
if that, and above-average learning ability. I wish I had better news.

> Did or do you have a mentor?


Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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