Learning by trial and error

Learning by trial and error is considered to be the slowest and most effort-intensive way to learn. When we try to handle hard tasks, it is often the most obvious way to learn. So if we can learn from our own experience effectively, we can handle increasingly more complex stuff. Naive approach Most people learn …

Superlearning for programmers: benchmark yourself

How do you know if you are a good programmer? There is no single criterion. This test provides some benchmark for your abilities. What other tools do you have to judge your own abilities? Programming polyglot Just like knowing many languages facilitates some business transactions, knowing many programming languages facilitates your conversation with other programmers …

Time flow

Time is subjective. I hear about “how fast time flies by” daily, everybody is talking about it. I do see great improvement in my own perception of time in recent years since I implement several simple protocols in my life. Here I want to share these little tricks. First of all, what is the subjective …

Training eidetic memory

Some say that eidetic memory does not really exist, while others claim to have eidetic memory. I am not going to separate between myth and reality: I do not know where the line lies. What I can do is explain how each of us can enjoy small amount of eidetic memory which is available to …

Using social media and asking well-formulated questions

Social media is much more than a gossip group. For a young professional social media provides these possibilities and many more: Showing your CV to thousands of friends with endorsements of your other friends. I am not only talking about Linkedin. You can share your thoughts and achievements on Facebook and Twitter, you can use …

For programmers: fast and smooth integration

Being a programmer and working on complex projects we may spend almost as much time on integrations as we spend on debugging. This is a bit counterintuitive for a young programmer so I will try to explain the details. As programmers we are a part of a bigger team. Each team member gets a block …

For programmers: UI and front end

Front end and user interface design appear to be the easiest part of the programming problems, but they tend to become very complex if not executed properly. This activity requires discipline, visualization and memory. While the tips below may help they are in no way a replacement for experience, imagination, aesthetic vision and psychological insight …

Twelve choices that lead to your success

Our fellow superlearner Gill Umair completed the course and became a very successful life coach. Here he shares some more of his wisdom with us. I hope you will enjoy it, get motivated by it, and finish the superlearner course with flying colors as a result of it. If you already finished the course, I …

Keytostudy for doctors: remembering protocols

We have many medical students and doctors. There is one question we get quite often: T.R.: I would love to know more about how we can structure patient presentations and their differential diagnosis. In a way where you never forget anything. And then once you have the differential and more effective method for not missing …

Superlearning business: tips for beginners

Many superlearners work in business: entrepreneurs, managers, analysts, lawyers, accountants, economists…. With business, financial and legal analysis it is easy to generate a quick return on investment for all the reading and memorization training. However, these areas require more attention to details and some dedicated tools. Business subjects appear to be complex since they can …