• Archive for July, 2013

    by • July 24, 2013 • Productivity

    “These days, I make a huge mistake every day. I start off with the loop: e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, my Amazon rank, my blog stats, my blog comments. Claudia asks me, ‘Did you finish the loop yet?’ And I think it will only take a few seconds but it probably actually takes about twenty minutes....

    The 3 Types of Practice: How Efficient Is Your Learning?

    by • July 19, 2013 • Learning New Skills 0 Comments

    Anders Ericsson

    10,000 Hours Isn’t The Most Important Thing In Anders Ericsson’s Work The most well-known thing that comes out of Anders Ericsson’s work research is the often-quoted 10,000 Hours Rule: the amount of deliberate practice it takes to reach world-class mastery in something. The 10,000 Hours Rule is also often attributed, incorrectly, to Malcolm Gladwell...

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    by • July 5, 2013 • System Opt-out , The Simple Life

    I really shocked this Indian guy last time I was in Singapore. I was sitting in the lobby of the hostel, working on my MacBook when he walked up to me, “Hey man, what kind of mobile do you have?” I looked up and responded, “I don’t have a mobile.” A look of...