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Comment author: Lumifer 09 October 2017 08:13:40PM 0 points [-]

a technique I call 'the failure autopsy' ... which as far as I know is completely unique to me

Ahem. The rest of the world calls it a post-mortem. See e.g. this.

never got back to me ... I'm not sure why I was turned down... Don't know if I'm just bad at picking topics of interest...

So you do not know why. Did you try to figure it out? Do a post-mortem, maybe?

Comment author: fowlertm 09 October 2017 08:48:19PM 1 point [-]

A post-mortem isn't quite the same thing. Mine has a much more granular focus on the actual cognitive errors occurring, with neat little names for each of them, and has the additional step of repeatedly visualizing yourself making the correct move.

https://rulerstothesky.com/2016/03/17/the-stempunk-project-performing-a-failure-autopsy/

This is a rough idea of what I did, the more awesome version with graphs will require an email address to which I can send a .jpg

Comment author: Lumifer 10 October 2017 02:38:41PM 0 points [-]

Neat little names, I see. Thank you, I'll pass on the jpg awesomeness.