Lecture - You and Your Research

Talk given by Richard Hamming as part of the art of doing science and engineering course.

Transcript of the lecture via paulgraham.com

There are four kinds of luck.

A German mathematician David Hilbert published 23 unsolved problems in the field of mathematics. It went on to be one of the most influential works that spawned a multitude of new thinking and applications to solve the problems presented.

Charlie Munger calls the lollapalooza effect a combination of several elements all acting in concert to create an even greater outcome. In investing, you are looking for outsized gains and you should look for these effects.

Mathematician and computer scientist.

A talk given by Brian Moriarty, a renowned game designer/developer, that encourages listeners to dedicate themselves to the pursuit of making something awe-inspiring.