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(via Memorizing a programming language using spaced repetition software | Derek Sivers ) I’ve been doing this for a year, and it’s the most helpful learning technique I’ve found in 14 years of computer programming. See also: Janki Method – Using spaced repetition systems to learn and retain technical knowledge. Effective learning: Twenty rules of formulating knowledge Software: Anki – friendly, intelligent flashcards

March 20, 2013 · 1 min · 63 words

📺 Cal Newport at World Domination Summit 2012

Cal Newport speaks at World Domination Summit 2012 (by Chris Guillebeau) At minute 30:41 If something is interesting to you, and if it looks like it will give interesting options if you start to do well and you start to become valuable, that’s good enough! That’s all you need for that particular job, that field, or that major, to be the foundation of a remarkable life.

February 13, 2013 · 1 min · 66 words