Finally just created comprehensive resource collections/guides for autodidactism/several scientific subjects

post by InquilineKea · 2011-06-26T20:47:29.620Z · score: 3 (6 votes) · LW · GW · Legacy · 6 comments

Autodidactism

Individual academic subjects: http://www.quora.com/Alex-K-Chen/Useful-Science-Learning-Resource-Collections

Data Science already covered by Alex Kamil: http://www.quora.com/Educational-Resources/How-do-I-become-a-data-scientist

Can anyone please give me some feedback? Thanks!

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comment by lukeprog · 2011-06-27T03:57:45.804Z · score: 3 (3 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

Less Wrong autodidactism resources:

comment by InquilineKea · 2011-06-27T17:41:01.100Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

Ah thanks! I'll link those up to my Quora guides

comment by [deleted] · 2011-06-26T21:02:05.319Z · score: 3 (3 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

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comment by InquilineKea · 2011-06-26T21:06:40.011Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

Yes, that is the thing that is most sorely needed. I've been to numerous forums and there are non exclusively for autodidacts (that being said, there are many on College Confidential [AP self-studying is rampant there], but that only goes as far as high school)

comment by ewang · 2011-06-28T04:18:17.069Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

The Early Autodidact's Dilemma: will I have to learn this again?

comment by BenLowell · 2011-06-28T01:14:48.111Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

Awesome!

If you want to add more physics stuff, here is a bunch of electricity and magnetism links. The visualizations are especially nice.

https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/cobden/11503/59664

I found this list of yours on amazon helpful: http://www.amazon.com/gp/richpub/syltguides/fullview/R2BKS9X5I8D9Y and I always like more lists of good books.