The strength of being misunderstood
https://blog.samaltman.com/ The most impressive people care a lot about what others think - anyone - but they only care on a long time horizon, as so long as the history books get it right the work is justified.
Trade short term status for long term; most people are unwilling to do this, but it's a sactifice worth making to become successful.
As Mike said: pick up the camera, put down social media, and work for 10 years. Become an expert. Only then can you come out and show your talent to everyone; you'll be most successful that wa; you'll be most successful that way.
on discourse The three gates of speech:
is it true?
is it necessary?
is it kind?
"You should attempt to re-express your target's position so clearly, vividly, and fairly that your target says, "Thanks, I wish I'd thought of putting it that way."" —Rapoport's First Rule
"How to apologize: Quickly, specifically, sincerely." —Kevin Kelly
"Kings speak for the realm, governors for the state, popes for the church. Indeed, the titled, as titled, cannot speak with annyone." —James P. Carse, Finite and Infinite Games
Teach yourself programming in 10 years
Time is the only real currency we have
https://blog.theboringtech.io/2020/04/16/time_is_the_real_currency.html http://www.quantified-mind.com/about quantified mind, learning more about measuring your mental performance
https://www.reddit.com/r/selfimprovement/comments/hym0c2/live_consciously_it_changes_you_from_within/ live consciously https://medium.com/hypnos-ai/how-dopamine-fasting-feels-as-a-silicon-valley-chemist-4d17ad3de40c
http://matt.might.net/articles/hacking-strength/ gaining muscle with least resistance http://matt.might.net/articles/least-resistance-weight-loss/ same for weight loss mental wealth
some evidence suggests that climbing too high will kill the brain: https://www.outsideonline.com/1884846/are-mountains-killing-your-brain#close
TODO improving health: skin
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24261826 being ok with not being extraordinary