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Tim Ferriss: Accelerated Learning in Accelerated Times Speech

Tim Ferriss: Accelerated Learning in Accelerated Times

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Author Tim Ferriss has parlayed his self-experimentation into two mega-hit books including The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich and The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman. In this compelling presentation prepared for The Long Now Foundation Ferriss talks about the meta-skill of aquiring new skills and excellerated learning.

Publisher's Summary

As the times accelerate and we face ever-more kaleidoscopic careers, a crucial meta-skill is the ability to learn new skills extremely rapidly. Tim Ferriss, speaking before a live audience at the Marines Memorial Theater in San Francisco, CA, September 14, 2011.

©2011 The Long Now Foundation (P)2011 The Long Now Foundation

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  • C. Barnum
    A tube in the internet
    24/02/15
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    "It's free on YouTube"

    I love Mr ferriss' work, but this is better on YouTube with visuals and free.

    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • NerdyNinja
    14/10/15
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    "Good stuff; but is a retread "

    This is a talk Tim gives a lot, but the end q and a is what differs. if you have ninety-five cents, and you like Ferriss, get it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • HaJeKiHo
    6/10/15
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    "Gold"

    Tim Ferris always strikes me with a raw sense of originality. Tim is the Bruce Lee of learning and simplification.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • B
    28/02/15
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    "too many references to visuals"

    I really like Tim Ferriss' stuff but there were way too many references in this audio to visuals he's using in the actual presentation and the whole audio kicks off with several minutes of a visual presentation with no talking to tell you what's going on.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Amanda
    Crawfordville, FL, United States
    17/02/15
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    "Key Points of Four Hour Chef"

    This is a recording of a presentation that Tim Ferriss did while working on 4-Hour Chef. It covers the highlights of his learning strategy, and has a great Q&A session at the end.

    I really wish the slides were included as a separate download, because I felt like I missed a few things there.

    At this time, there is no audio book for 4-Hour Chef. I felt like this was enough to get me going until I have time to read the book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • StayCuriousStayOpen
    Melbourne
    9/01/15
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    "Interview"

    I didn't like the interview but there are some good nuggets in the Q&A. For the price the nuggets are gold.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Cloakt1
    3/10/16
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    "Womp womp"

    Not a fan. This was like listening to C3PO's douchey brother talk about how easy it is to learn languages and that he learned Bocce in only two months. Ohhhh ahhhhh.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • JC
    3/09/16
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    "Great ideas and inspiration"

    Skip over the first ten minutes, the interview starts a little bit later. Tim Ferriss is a very knowledgable and inspirational person. Great talk!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Marc
    Minnetonka, MN, United States
    13/07/16
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    "He's one the GREATEST MINDS!"

    Sharing the ultimate hacks to life.
    5 STARS! Read this book for the best life possible.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    13/06/16
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    "Great Conversation with Tim Ferriss"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Great audiobook for anyone looking to learn more about meta-learning and how to learn more effectively.

    Unfortunately, the first part of this audiobook makes reference to a lot of visual content, so a good chunk at the beginning is hard to follow.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Nikhil Vijayan
    London
    29/10/16
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    "if you like Tim Ferris, this won't disappoint"

    if you don't know who tim is, this is a great introduction. would definitely recommend!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Francois
    London
    21/08/16
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    "Clearly better watched as a video"

    The first 4 min are actually a short movie which could have been skipped as we cannot understand what is being showed.
    Then Tim shows lots of slides that are not all explained verbally.
    Overall still quite interesting about his technics on learning languages.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. S. B. D. Henderson
    London, UK
    6/06/15
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    "Meta learning with Tim"

    A great insight into an extremely interesting and successful dude!
    Gives some key elements to language acquisition and other meta learning skills...
    Check out The Tim Ferriss Experiment if you enjoy this

    2 of 6 people found this review helpful

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