HERE you can browse and search all my web browser bookmarks. These are DAILY updated.They are sorted chronologicaly and can be searched by using tags such as “mathematics”
WEBSITES AND BOOKS TO EMPOWER.
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Why to learn science? Below are great novels that will help you answer the question why science is cool :D
Harry Potter and Methods of Rationality - FREE - the most popular fanfic featuring a genius scientist Harry Potter in an alternate magical universe
The Martian - by Andy Weir. He scienced the shit out of this one.
Contact by Carl Sagan. I love the fact that the leading character is a woman. Not enough women in STEM.
Foundation trilogy by Isaac Asimov (sadly not translated in Slovenian, if I will have the time I will do it)
Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! autobiography from a great physicist and great physics teacher (not often are those two skills combined)
The astronauts guide to life on earth by Chris Hadfield. Being good at science can put you into space ;)
To try and “understand” todays world, I would start in the following order: math, physics, basic computer science, cognitive neuroscience.
Spletna učilnica FMF 2016/17 Spletna učilnica Fakultete za matematiko in fiziko, je prosto dostopna ;)
3Blue1Brown a great youtube channel that can provide a visual intuition of math
Astra tukaj so na voljo odlične razlage s področja “računanja” oz. komputacij vendar ni veliko materiala o tem zakaj računamo na tak način, kar je pomembno za razumevanje. Malo koristi imaš od matematičnih formul, če jih znaš računati vendar ne veš kje bi ti lahko prišle prav.
Thinking Physics - a perfect beginner’s guide to an amazingly wide range of physics-related questions (one of my favourites)
The Feynman Lectures on Physics - FREE ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum mechanics, Feynman’s lectures are one of the best collections of books on physics
TOMO Slovenska stran za učenje programiranja
CODEQ odlična stran za začetnike programiranja, ponuja Python, Prolog in Lego Mindstorm.
Introduction to Biopsychology a nice introduction to neuroscience that doesn’t require any previous knowledge
Gödel, Escher, Bach - FREE - classic book about how cognition and thinking emerge from well-hidden neurological mechanisms
Less Wrong portal on rationality, cognitive practice
Clearer Thinking free online tools, courses, and training programs aimed at avoiding thinking traps and making improved decisions
Cognitive bias list your brain uses shortcuts and sometimes those don’t lead where we want to go, here is a more graphical representation
Cognitive Biases Poster - well designed poster with a number of cognitive biases
The Dating Game - FREE - short story about how (ir)rational is dating
The lifelong activist a great book that helped me prevent burnout, just rememeber for every self-help book there is someone who needs to read the exact opposite
Effective Altruism Wiki practical advice on how to spread the word about effective altruism
The Life You Can Save website where you can learn what your money can do, what are some effective charities and how to spread the actions and mindset of effective altruism with Giving Games and turning your Birthday Parties into Donation Parties
80,000 Hours a career guide for those who want to have the most altruistic impact
Maybe the best songs are not written yet, but most of the very good ones are very close and the best will be only a little better