Monthly Archives: July 2015

Three ways in which “Quantified Self” helps you learn more

There’s always room for another learning gadget here on this blog – it’s one of my hobbies to discover new learning technology. Today I’m trying to write about the big picture: how does “personal informatics” (or the Quantified Self movement) help you learn, in general? Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of my […]

5 great questions to ask an Otaku

You can learn a lot from passionate people. In Japan, the term “otaku” is used to describe a great fan of something. Here’s how to make an otaku conversation you’ll never forget! Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of my eBooks will now cost you less than a fiver, and come with a […]

The Only Learning Style You Can Be Sure Of

Teachers are dedicated followers of fashion. One year they’ll award one another top marks for following a great teaching idea, and the next they’ll dismiss it as “unscientific” and “new-agey.” Learning styles fell victim to such harsh treatment…all except one. Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of my eBooks will now cost you […]

6 things I learned from my new computer in 6 hours

This was a birthday present from myself (following agent Cooper’s advice…) and it arrived last evening. What can you learn from switching to a new machine? As it turns out, there’s a lot to take in. See if this matches your experience. Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of my eBooks will now […]

10 Things I am Grateful For On My Birthday

It’s today! I get to celebrate being older still 🙂 Instead of a regular blog post, this one is a very personal message. There are some things I want to say, and others I want to record – just so I remember about them today (and in the future hopefully). Hi – thanks for reading […]

The Language You Love Vs The Language You Need

It’s probably the same with most things you get to know a bit better. What you imagined is not what you get in the end. I’m back to language learning with this short post: how can you handle the gap between your linguistic expectations and reality? Hi – thanks for reading this. All three of […]