The power of making lists

Writing this blog is one of the hardest things I had to adhere to. When I was starting I went blank every time I needed to write a post. Very soon I started to search the course discussions for a good subject. Eventually the course went out of the good subjects. Then I took some …

Prereading and reading tactics

We are strong proponents of pre-reading, yet the issue is only briefly mentioned in our course. There is a good reason for it. There is no one good prereading strategy, but several recommended strategies for various scenarios. Instead of discussing various pros and cons I will describe “a day in my life”. My days are …

Taking notes

Taking notes when learning is a very basic technique. There is a consensus that some notes should be taken be taken, yet it is not fully clear what notes should be taken and why. Notetaking for reviewing the content Occasionally we need to take note as the only/the best way to remember the content for …

Speed-writing

I promised to explain a bit the super-writing idea. During my PhD I had a class on scientific writing. During the class the professor was focused on various ways of speeding up word processors and blind typing, but some of the lectures were actually useful. He explained that you write the document once, but hundreds …

How does it feel writing a blog?

I am writing this blog for several weeks now, and have generated initial experiences. First of all I want to thank all of my readers, people spending the time to learn new things and improve their superlearning powers. Trying to provide the most engaging, helpful and insightful content is high on my priority list. Please …

Tell us which posts you find more interesting

Many of you have become frequent visitors of this blog. Currently we are poised to publish articles daily, but eventually we would like to reduce quantity and improve relevancy. We want to focus on subjects that are truly interesting for you. Which articles do you find most useful? If you do not find the answer …

Knowledge vs information

Abstract. In this article I show a systematic knowledge discovery method utilizing web search mechanisms. In the first section I outline the main difference between the power of knowledge and limitation of information. In the second section I suggest a systematic web search process. In the third section I try to outline when the proposed …