This was just a short announcement I sent out to my online Greek students this morning and thought I would share with you all: In Angela Duckworth’s excellent book titled, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance she argues that all people can optimize their achievement in all areas of life. In general, this means … Continue reading Grit and Deliberate Practice When Learning Greek (or any other language)
Several years ago I created numerous flashcards for studying in my Greek Syntax class. I separated out the decks so there are around 20-40 terms per deck except when you get to words occurring 16x or fewer there are more. Previously, I used Quizlet to house everything and sync with a great app on my … Continue reading Greek Flashcards for Terms Occurring 10-50x
Today I made the switch from Squarespace to WordPress as my blogging platform of choice. I’ve been on Squarespace since I started my blog back in 2012. One of the advantages of Squarespace was being able to completely customize your website, which WordPress didn’t allow nearly as well, especially if you were on a basic … Continue reading Switching from Squarespace to WordPress
Cal Newport explains the importance of clarity of your time over being accessible all the time.
Don’t get sucked in to FOMO and think that you may be missing something important. If it is really that important you will come across it eventually and if you miss out then it probably doesn’t matter in the long run. Keep Twitter a happy place and curate it for topics and people your interested hearing from.
I've found the cellular iPad really helpful on this week of travel
Email is infinitely distracting and most people let hundreds or thousands of emails both read and unread pile up. The cognitive load that your brain encounters every time you open up your email client is massive.
Some thoughts on iPhone X after about a week of use.
The keyboard is beautiful but some of the design decisions have me going back to my previous mechanical keyboard.
Seth Godin:“No one is going to remember seven years ago what you read on Facebook today. But if you read the right book today then it could change your life forever.”Source: The EntreLeadership Podcast: #210: Seth Godin—Change Your Mind, Change Your Life
Pedometer++ is the best way to track steps on the Apple Watch.
“Laptop replacement” is intensely personal and not even the right question to be asking. For some, such as my wife, the iPhone is all she needs or wants.
A story about switching from Tweetbot to the native Twitter app.
I just wish I had the foresight to successfully create a sideways notebook.
The Notes app in iOS 11 uses augmented reality to scan documents to PDF and it is pretty awesome.