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.
[SCHOOL] THEY FUCK WITH ME, VOTED 11 YES, 9 NO, ON MY MERIT CASE, DESPITE MY RECORD OF THREE AS. FUCK THEM. IT’S WAR. TREAT IT AS SUCH.
DSM: THE PAPER IS AT THE DE’S HANDS NOW. ALTHOUGH IT IS MY BEST WORK BY FAR, I AM STILL NERVES ABOUT THE OUTCOME: I AM AN OUTSIDE, THERE IS NO OTHER REASON OTHER THAN THE QUALITY OF WORK TO CONVINCE THE REFEREES. BUT HUMANS ARE COMPLICATED AND UNPREDICTABLE—YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY FEEL TODAY AND HOW THEY WILL DECIDE.
CAREER: need to invite AEs, S.(DUKE) and Q.F. (Purdue). Do it today.
math, 1h in the library;
ideas about research;
movie: the edge of seventeen, 7/10;
I need to write one hour per day. This is the only way to keep me on track. To to that, I must fix the time for writing. How about swim at 9pm, followed by one hour writing? This way, I can make it a habit.