We’re exploring what it takes to become a ‘Renaissance Man’ – or ‘Renaissance Woman’, for that matter. That means that we’ll be explaining how we’re currently approaching various concrete projects.

We also explore some of the ‘meta’ aspects of becoming a Renaissance Man: why is it a worthy goal (philosophically and practically)? How can we go about learning various new skills? How can we improve our uptake of new skills?

The ultimate application of our knowledge is to retire early (Financial Independence to Retire Early). Many of the new skills we’ll focus on will be in service of reducing expenses or finding new income streams. For instance, programming might help developing iPhone or Android apps, or becoming physically fit could help avoid large medical expenses and the need to own a car, since it’s possible to walk/bike everywhere.

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