Ben Casnocha and Cal Newport in conversation for Think Different TV: thinkdifferenttv.com
Chapter Markings (Let whole video load before jumping to a section):
0:54 - Cal tells us what his third book is about
3:33 - Ben says people confuse "mysterious" with "impressive"
7:49 - Difference between being an impressive person vs. an interesting person
15:10 - Cal talks about the "confounding effect" that distorts our sense of interestingness since we don't understand how something is done
16:37 - Attributing someone else's success to "magic" relieves yourself of responsibility / guilt?
20:46 - What's the difference between school and the "real world"? What skill sets are transferable?
27:26 - To succeed as as student requires some degree of entrepreneurship/innovation