DuoLingo: a (better than!) text book approach to practical spaced repetition

I am a big believer in spaced repetition as a scientifically proven method to help you learn both effectively and efficiently. There are several implementations, and one of the most basic and famous ones is the Leitner system, which is a great way to explain the point. Rather than going through a series of flash […]

Going to a conference? Don’t waste your time

If I could go back in time I would have ample opportunity to fix some mistakes (but I would be scared to do so, else who knows what butterfly side effects there would be!) One general change I would make is how I spend time before, during, and after a conference that I went to. […]