Category: 3 Threads

  • Notes, Propaganda and Writing Online – 3 Threads

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    If you like this content become a member. Members get access to my book notes. Remember Atomic Notes is just one way of doing things Danny talks about why he doesn’t use atomic notes. It’s important to remember that anyone telling you how to do your notes is just sharing an idea that may work…

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  • Stop Note Bloat

    Stop Note Bloat

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    Niklaus Wirth was a famous computer scientist that, among other things, invented the Pascal programming language after his proposal to improve Algol was turned down. He also wrote an article pleading for lean software and then went on to write Project Oberon which is a self-contained coding environment, compiler, and operating system written in 4000…

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  • On Banning Books, Taking Notes for Others and Should you Write a Book? – 3 Threads

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    This week we’re taking a look at books, from a short discussion on banning books, to how people take notes for future you, and wrapping up with the question “should you write a book”? This is reader supported. To keep the content coming become a member Banning Books This is an excellent, if short, article…

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  • Technology Access does not mean success – 3 Threads

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    Today we’re going to look at some of the ideas found in The Promise of Access by Daniel Greene. Specifically we’ll look at libraries and schooling and how mere access to technology without fundamental reform in the structures of society will not change much. This is a reader supported site. Become a member to keep…

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  • On Writing and Getting Readers – 3 Threads

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    This is a reader supported site. To get access to my book notes and extra content become a member Write to Figure Things Out While I’d love to be a full-time writer I don’t sweat the details too much. For me writing is about figuring out what I think. The long piece I wrote last…

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  • The Global North’s Erroneous Infatuation with it’s Superiority

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    The Global North has many erroneous views, but one that’s been sticking with me lately is it’s superiority view of business models. We have the false view that we are the leaders in all fields all the time and that anything not invented in the Global North, often limited entirely to the US, is not…

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  • Nostalgia is a Cancer on Society

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    While nostalgia can feel harmless, it does cause harm to our companies, ourselves, and the media we consume. Excessive focus on a “better” past means we can’t step into the future. This site is reader supported so become a member if you like this content. Things were better once We all succumb to the uncanny…

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  • What Makes Good Writing – 3 Threads 006

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    Remember, this site is reader supported. To keep the content coming you can become a member or take a course. Members get all my book notes included. What Is Good Writing In many ways good writing has the same feeling as pornography does, you know it when you see it. This often leaves writers wondering,…

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  • Achievement and Forcing Functions – 3 Threads 005

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    This is supported by members. Members get extra content, access to my courses and my book notes. The content only keeps coming because of those members. The Cost of Achievement for Kids I’m almost finished Never Enough, and the big thing that continues to strike me in this book is the high cost of parents…

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  • Let’s be Anti-Productivity – 3 Threads 004

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    This is a reader supported site, if you like the content then become a member. Members get my courses, my book notes and an extra piece of content weekly. Reading Doesn’t Have to Be Productive Western life wants us to optimise everything for productivity and to feel bad if we don’t. This productivity ethic even…

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