Categories
 Probability, Statistics, Discrete mathematics (Combinatorics) and R
 Python
 Calculus and Differential Equations
 Linear Algebra
 Logic
 Miscellaneous Mathematics
 Basic Mathematics
 Lambda calculus, Haskell and Project Euler
 Programming, Computer Science, Information Theory
 C/C++
 Miscellaneous 01
 Miscellaneous 01
Content Examples
1: Probability, Statistics, Discrete mathematics (Combinatorics) and R
 Probability Theory: The Logic of Science, E. T. Jaynes
 Introduction to Bayesian statistics, William M. Bolstad
 Doing Bayesian Data Analysis: A Tutorial with R and BUGS, John K. Kruschke
 Introduction to Statistics (ST101): Making Decisions based on Data, Udacity
2: Python
 See here.
6: Miscellaneous Mathematics
 Geometry
 Foundations of mathematics
 Set theory
 Number theory
 Proof theory
 Hilbert space theory
 Maths 1001
 The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
7: Basic Mathematics
 Practice
9: Programming, Computer Science, Information Theory
 aiclass.com
 udacity.com
 coursera.org/category/cs
 Common Lisp/Scheme
 Web Programming and Web Application Engineering
 Cryptography
 Compression
 Complexity Theory
 Algorithmic information theory (Solomonoff Induction [1][2] (Kolmogorov complexity/Minimum Message Length/Bayesian information criterion))
 Automatic Programming
 Automated theorem proving
 Natural language processing
 Pattern recognition
 Machine learning
 Neural networks
 Evolutionary Computation and Genetic Programming
 For more see here.
11/12: Miscellaneous
 Physics
 Evolution
 Chemistry
 Biology
 Economics
 Electrical engineering
 Game Theory
 Decision theory
 Linguistics
 Rationality
 Cognitive science
 Psychology
 Practise (by solving problems) and writing own programs
 Writing
 Thinking and solving problems
 Photo and video editing
 3d modeling
 Science Fiction
 coursera.org
 k12videos.mit.edu
 classcentral.com
 openculture.com/freeonlinecourses
 videolectures.net
 academicearth.org
Rules
 If you feel like doing something else, e.g. gaming, compare the fun you expect to have by doing so and the longterm benefits to instead spending the time on following one of the above educational activities.
 Always only follow one activity per category and finish it before moving on within that category by replacing it with something else on the associated list.
 You are allowed to follow an activity that does not fit into that category if and only if it is necessary to do so to be able to continue with the original activity. But such a detour should at most be as extensive as absolutely necessary to continue with the appropriate category. Everything else should be made up for later in its own relevant category.
 Force yourself to pursue activity 1 and 2 for 40 minutes per activity each day.
 If somehow possible pursue each activity 312 for 20 minutes per activity each day.
 Strictly alternate between activities 312 to allocate the same amount of time to each activity.
 The categories Miscellaneous 1,2 can also be used to assign more weight and thereby extend the studies of one of the other categories, if necessary.
Tags: curriculum, education

Does your rule 2 mean that you will only ever read one textbook at a time, and won’t go onto another textbook in the same category until the first is finished? I feel like that may be a mistake, as I’ve often found it beneficial in math to jump around between a variety of sources when studying a topic, including reading multiple textbooks on the same subject simultaneously. (When I was studying group theory, I read from 3 different textbooks. I also read threads on the Math Stack Exchange and various blog posts.) What doesn’t make sense after reading one presentation is often crystalclear after reading a different presentation.
Good post though. I wish I could find more accounts by autodidacts of their studies, so that I could compare learning strategies and resources.

Not very good. One Python book, two udacity courses, one book on logic, 110 pages into a linear algebra book and about 400 pages into a calculus book (and various videos, websites, tutorials etc.).
The above list also changed a little.
I plan on investing a lot more time from now on. I also plan on writing a progress report a year after the original post was published.
I also thought of publishing daily or weekly progress reports. I have to think about that…or test it out.
P.S. Additionally I read 4 science fiction books hurray…haha 🙁
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