My first lesson in the Irish Language

I’ve always had a soft spot for the Irish. Maybe because they remind me of my own people, or maybe because they’re the ones who’ve always been at the brunt of English jokes. This obviously makes me believe that they’ve been in the right, more or less of the time. So, as always I start with SHEIT/WITY and i find …

17 mistakes to make before 30

1. Bomb a big presentation.  “Even polished, professional speakers and public figures lay an egg now and then, and it’s an important lesson to learn early: It happens, and you’ll survive,” says Kerr. “And you’ll realize it’s not the end of the world, and you’ll learn a ton about what not to do and what to do next time.” 2. Date …

Four strategies for remembering everything you learn

Four strategies for remembering everything you learn To wit, new education research shows that low-achieving students have “substantial deficits” in their understanding of the cognitive strategies that allow people to learn well. If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge: – knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming  – knowledge about how learning …