Splash@UCSD 2021

Splash Biography

OWEN SHEN, musings on mind, magic, and meta-levels

Major: CSE

College/Employer: UCSD

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a UCSD undergraduate studying Computer Science, and I've been blogging about rationality for over three years. I've interned at Google, and I've been on the front page of Reddit.

Past Classes

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X253: Applied Rationality 101 in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 20, 2019)
This course is a mix of research from cognitive science that covers the intersection between productivity and winning at life. I'll present mental models for thinking about planning, habits, and motivation. Evidence-backed methods and frameworks will be provided.