I dare anyone to strip away the Zig Ziglar-esque / AA / corporate proverbial wisdom — none of which is awful in itself THAT’S WHY IT’S ALWAYS POPULAR — from Jordan P and see what’s left over. What’s left when he’s NOT talking about cleaning your room or “fulfilling your destiny”?

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If a book is seen as a 2D Image (all pages at once, single side), I’ll see how much I can compress it using my 4D model “layers over time” notion. Facing my demon of structured writing, I’m trying to read _The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing), 4th Edition_ Before right now, I was starting to read it slowly, closely, carefully, allowing myself to be mostly ignorant of what was coming next. I could work with what it TOLD ME was coming next and I knew the overall TOPIC, so I had some extra-dimensional information, but I was trying to minimize its influence. This is much like watching a movie for the first time, or hearing a storyteller, or allowing a teacher FULL control of how information comes to you. But this was giving me a headache. I’m used to speed reading, devouring books quickly and this went against all that. As I no longer want a headache, I’m going to apply my methodology, which I think is already common enough (I’m using available sources), I just put it into my own words from consolidations of my own thinkings about it: Here is the process I’ll try to follow: —– 1) identify the salient categories. A: “a concept is a theory of a category” so B:for each category, identify a theory behind a category to be sure you are capturing the proper concept. Provide some justification for why this concept should be viewed as a salient concept. 2) for each category, create a layer and place the category on it. 3) for each category on its layer, shrink the 2 dimensional area in area. 4) stack the layers. 5) provide reassembly instructions. You now have a 4D object representing your static 2D map. —– I’ll use the Comments area below to capture layers and to of course provide discussion area as that’s its normal function. :) https://www.amazon.com/Research-Chicago-Writing-Editing-Publishing/dp/022623973X/ref=sr_1_1?hvadid=241623782352&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9012266&hvnetw=g&hvpos=1t1&hvqmt=e&hvrand=16142617440805570408&hvtargid=kwd-34720038707&keywords=craft+of+research+4th+edition&qid=1554777260&s=books&sr=1-1

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Another link since two years ago: duals. Duals aren’t always orthogonal in the way they are in Euclidean space. Could be transposing rows and columns (vectors), one of my favorite Microsoft Excel tricks. Could be seen as “looping” in a program vs an equation. Breaking it down into steps while also holding onto the goal (specific and general meet at the surface) Beta reduction in lambda calculus is similar. Superposition in quantum mechanics. Call-by-value vs call-by-name. (lambda-mu calculus) Dot product = 0 Chomsky’s minimalist program Merge Function BUT: the devil is in the details.

Another link since two
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Another link since two years ago: duals. Duals aren’t always orthogonal in the way they are in Euclidean space. Could be transposing rows and columns (vectors), one of my favorite Microsoft Excel tricks. Could be seen as “looping” in a program vs an equation. Breaking it down into steps while also holding onto the goal (specific and general meet at the surface) Beta reduction in lambda calculus is similar. Superposition in quantum mechanics. Call-by-value vs call-by-name. Dot product = 0 BUT: the devil is in the details.

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Back at my public notetaking for any interested wanderers. I’m still looking for flaws but as I’m thoroughly enjoying this, I _might not_ be able to distance from myself enough to see it. “Let us summarize the main idea of this section: every grammar operates over an alphabet. In the case of natural language, that alphabet contains (at least) two kinds of elements: conceptual elements (which provide semantic substance), and procedural elements (instructions pertaining to how to interpret the relations between substances). Those conceptual elements receive their morpho-phonological exponents partly depending on their distribution and local relations with other elements, and partly depending on cost-benefit relations at the time of building a representation of the meaning of the construction that those elements appear in. Materialization options for procedural elements are quite more restricted, for they belong to closed classes. Moreover, we have suggested that these elements are located in a mental space, whose properties and characteristics we will expand on in the remainder of this thesis. In this view, procedural instructions pertain to where to look for semantic substance and how to establish relations among substantive elements and between substantive elements and models of the world. “

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