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Alex Vermeer
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Nice, my poster made it to lifehacker.
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what happened with your blog? greetings!
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As a followup to my last procrastination post, here's a writeup of things you can do right now to stop procrastinating. Hopefully some of you find some of the advice useful.
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Hey everyone. I'm making a guide for using Anki, a pretty cool bit of free flashcard software. Take a look'see here. 
The Complete Guide to Remembering Anything with Anki
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I made up a poster/graphic that summarizes what I've read about stopping procrastinating when it happens and increasing motivation.
Followup to: How to Generally Reduce Procrastination and How to Stop Procrastinating Right Now Two of my recent posts were meant to highlight clear, actionable things we can do to defeat procrastinati...
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Thanks! Hopefully it can be genuinely useful.
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Assuming some of you guys procrastinate at least a little bit, I wrote up a post on things to do in general to defeat procrastination (based on The Procrastination Equation by Piers Steel).

How to Generally Reduce Procrastination
http://alexvermeer.com/limit-procrastination/
Defeating procrastination and increasing our motivation is probably the most useful life skill we can learn. Recommendations, advice, and methods abound on the internet and in popular self-help books....
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I’m a coffee drinking, rock climbing, go playing, book reading, life-hacking human.
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I drink coffee, climb rocks, play go, and read books. I research and use tools for that improve my thinking, productivity, and life in general. I strive to reduce friction in my life, keep things minimal, and simplify. Sometimes I write.

I work for the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI), a non-profit that researches the fundamental mathematics behind machine intelligence and works to ensure future improvements in machine intelligence work out well for humans. 
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