I MUST KEEP WRITING, RUNNING. THIS IS THE WAY TO KEEP MYSELF ALIVE.
I WILL RUN TWICE A DAY, 1 HOUR IN TOTAL.
SPORT IS THE WAY TO CHANGE MYSELF. I MUST DEVELOP MY BODY AND MIND. THIS IS CRITICAL, IF ONLY FOR YOUR OWN HEALTH, BOTH PHYSICALLY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY.
PHD: chat with D and M. It’s fulfilling. I guess I like to teach smart people.
For this week, finish ch. 8 (duality, weak convergence), seminar.
Winter break: work out the first 15 chapters of the integral book.
Next, English writing. Need to make it a habit.
We went to see the ring yesterday. I thought the next step is to get the license. But then her mom wants to have her approval. I had unnecessary fight with Cz. Should have calm down and think about what to do next.
WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW? I NEED TO FIRST TRY MY LUCK. THAT IS, FINISH IT FIRST, AND THEN SEE WHERE IT LEADS.
DSM: the verdict is major revision. This is the best one can hope for, especially given it is written by an outsider.
The main complains are: 1) loose connections to empirical findings; 2) the justification of commitment; 3) deterministic learning. Also, R1 and R3 want two-period simpler models.
These are all addressable, in a month.
Overall, this is my six-the paper. One more to go for full.