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My New Project, Part 2

December 14th, 2014 · 76 comments


Asa Frederick Newport. Born December 10, 2014. Another future Study Hacker…

76 thoughts on “My New Project, Part 2

  1. Amr says:

    Congratulations Cal !!

  2. Tim says:

    Congrats man! Thanks for all of the thought provoking content over the years.

  3. Jessie Sun says:

    Adorable! Congrats again, Cal!

  4. Laurie says:

    He’s ready to conquer the world! Big congratulations to the Newports, especially the better half. πŸ˜‰

  5. Dave says:

    Congratulations and best wishes.

  6. Dave Small says:

    Congratulations Cal.

  7. Fernando says:

    May she – like her brother – grow up knowing her father is such a wise man…
    Warmest congrats to all.

  8. MattW says:


  9. JoAnne Burek says:

    So sweet! Congratulations, Cal!

  10. Michael says:

    Congratulations Cal!

  11. Aaron P says:

    Congratulations to you and your wife on Asa’s birth, Cal. All the best your family.

  12. AndrΓ© M. says:

    Congratulations, Cal!

  13. Claire says:


  14. Sonakshi says:

    Congrats Cal πŸ™‚ Two beautiful children, a lovely wife and a professorship at Georgetown. You truly have it all. And you richly deserve it. πŸ™‚

  15. Henk Jan says:


  16. Ajay says:

    Congrats cal!

  17. Stephen Mack says:

    It’s a great name you’ve give your son, Cal. One to live up to:
    Asa, a great reforming King of Israel, lover of God; gifted administrator, builder, and warrior in the defense of his people. (II Chronicles 14).
    I am helped much by your hacks, Cal. Thank you.
    Stephen in Ireland

  18. A.I. says:

    Congratulations and my best wishes πŸ™‚

  19. Huw says:

    Congratulations to you and all your family, Cal!

  20. Lisa says:

    Beautiful! Love the touchdown pose. Congratulations to your family.

  21. Martin says:

    Congratulations πŸ™‚

  22. Monique says:

    Many congratulations! Thanks for sharing such wonderful advice on your blog.

  23. Saffeya says:

    Congrats on your new bundle of joy! Project #2 is definitely lifelong and super rewarding πŸ™‚

  24. giri says:

    Blessings πŸ™‚ hearty welcome to the new baby …

  25. Kianna says:

    Congratulations, Cal! So happy for you and your growing family πŸ™‚

  26. amit says:

    Congrats cal cheers

  27. Don Smith says:

    Nice. He’ll have this same pose when he’s a teenager….

  28. Jeff Weakley says:

    Congrats. But kids are very non-linear, there goes a lot of that planning you do:)

  29. Congratulations, Cal! Love the way you announced his entry into the world.

  30. Pawel says:

    What a coincidence though – my first son was born end of Nov 2012, and my first daughter was born on exactly 10th December 2014 as well! πŸ˜‰
    2 more future Study Hackers for sure…

  31. Heather says:

    Woohoo! Awesome!!

  32. matt says:


  33. tyelmene says:

    So cute – Congrats!

  34. Mayeesha says:

    Congrats Cal! Really glad to see him

  35. Mara says:

    Congratulations! So cute!

  36. Anderson says:


  37. Rihi says:


    SO CUTE :’)

  38. Rohan Rajiv says:

    Congratulations Cal! πŸ™‚

  39. JD says:

    Wow. Go and try to do fixed schedules with that. πŸ™‚

    Congratulations. The best project ever.

  40. Helen Clement says:


  41. James Knox says:


  42. Sportacus says:

    A great blessing–congratulations!

  43. Omar Halabieh says:

    Congratulations Cal to you and your wife.

  44. Tim Dawes says:

    Hey Cal, congratulations! I hope you schedule time to enjoy the occasion! πŸ˜‰

  45. Agustin Barboza says:

    Congratulations Cal! I hope you enjoy Christmas eve with the new member

  46. Chris says:

    Congrats! How does it feel to be the happiest man while finishing school term?

    Also a passing recommendation of your possible interest–Jeffrey Kluger’s “The Sibling Effect,” as you await all the conflicts and goodness within your family…

  47. Kobus says:


  48. Kevin McCoy says:

    Raising hands triumphantly! Love it. Congrats Cal.

  49. RT Wolf says:


  50. MJ says:

    Big congratulations!

  51. Amy Cuddy says that’s the victory pose, and it makes us feel powerful and competent. Congratulations, Cal, on the birth of Asa, a winner!

  52. Aseem says:

    Congratulations Cal!

  53. Jim says:


  54. Kate says:

    She’s beautiful, Cal. Congratulations.

  55. Kate says:

    *He. I’m so sorry, I misread that as Ava.

  56. Sylvia B says:

    Congrats, Cal !..Your posts have been truly inspiring. Wishing you and your lovely family all the best !

  57. Uchendu says:

    Congratulations Cal.

    I’m happy for you.

    The audiobook of So Good They Can’t Ignore You is the first audiobook I have ever bought. And it’s worth every cent.

    PS: It would have been nicer if it was the author’s voice on the audiobook

  58. Brian Majerus says:

    That’s fantastic Cal! New adventures…

  59. Firouze says:

    Great project, congratulations.

  60. Amit says:


  61. Cindy says:

    Congratulations! And may cute Asa grow up to be just like his daddy:)

  62. Hyun Ho Chu says:

    Congratulation from Korea. I am a fan of your writing and thougths. Anticipate for new project, part 2.

  63. Karen Raff says:

    Asa is a lovely name. So happy for your family to have him on board!

  64. Common says:

    Congrats and a question. New here to the US names, so can you or someone tell whether Asa is a boy or girl. The thread has mixed messages wishing him or her for having you as the dad.

  65. Abdalla says:

    Congratulations to you and your family, Cal!

  66. Vruta says:


  67. Charoo says:

    Adorable baby !
    Congratulations ????

    1. Charoo says:

      Congratulations !*

  68. Abi manesh says:


  69. Asa says:

    Congrats! Great name too, although I might be biased πŸ™‚

  70. JJ says:

    Congratulations Cal. I’m a huge fan of your work/blog. As a new parent I can say that it is the most challenging and rewarding job yet. All the best to you and your family in the new year.

  71. Nick Beltran says:

    Congratulations Cal!. I’ve gleaned so much from your blog being an avid follower.

  72. Daniel Dickson says:

    I love how when kids are super young their hands barely go over their heads because their arms are so short relative to their heads.

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