Retaining Knowledge From Books

TL;DR: Write notes by hand while reading. Teach others what you’ve learned from the reading — this can happen many times (retrieval practice, spaced repetition, Feynman technique). Type said notes (spaced repetition). Send notes to others, with targeted nuggets (spaced repetition, retrieval practice). Getting into the weeds I accidentally stumbled upon a number of the techniques I useContinue reading “Retaining Knowledge From Books”

You Are What You Read

Garbage in, garbage out. If you want your mind to run like an F1 Racecar, you need to put the proper fuel in the tank. Putting grape juice in the engine will destroy it. Across all time, there have been approximately 130 million books written. Let’s say that you read 50 books per year withContinue reading “You Are What You Read”