Why Are All These People In The Street?

It was 2AM. It was my first night in SF and I made it back on the last BART. I knew nothing about SF. So when I came back to see all these people hanging around the BART station, I was very confused. As I walked back I kept seeing…

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Learning How To Learn: Week 1

(These are my notes from the Coursera course: Learning How To Learn, which I highly recommend to everyone) Diffuse Mode vs Focused Mode There are two basic modes of thinking, the diffuse mode and the focused mode. The focused mode is used to concentrate on a specific area, and uses…

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Notetaking 101

Should you take notes during lecture? In a time when everything you need to succeed at your classes is readily available online, you may wonder if there’s really any need to take notes anymore. Why rush to write everything down instead of spending the lecture time really understanding what…

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