THETHUMBCAST - Episode 005 - 14/05/2014 - Time, Talent and Ten Thousand Hours

Welcome to our fifth podcast where we briefly commemorate HR Giger, discuss the burden of time, how long it actually takes to attain mastery of a skill and more. 

 

Links below : 

Link to the HR Giger Museum - http://www.hrgigermuseum.com/

 

 

Roger Deakins Top Ten Tips for cinematography 

Apparently Hellraiser IS getting a reboot - link to news about that below: 

http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/25/5027242/rebooted-hellraiser-confirmed-by-writer-clive-barker

 

The immortal Caruso - above. 

 

Frederik Chopin's - Revolutionary Etude 

And here's a link to the story - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tude_Op._10,_No._12_(Chopin)

Victor Wooten's - TED talk below - 

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Josh Kaufman presentation on how to learn anything -

 

 

Regarding the Anders Ericsson discussion - 

http://projects.ict.usc.edu/itw/gel/EricssonDeliberatePracticePR93.pdf - the main framework for the study 

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26384712 - an overview of the debate