Category Archives: Memory

Weeknote for 6/9/2024

Learning 🤓 I filled in my linguistics knowledge with Essentials of Linguistics and “Introduction to Lexicography for FieldWorks Language Explorer.” These helped me contemplate the features of my mnemonic language. Nature 🙂 I set up a tentative sequence for rotating … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/2/2024

Learning 🤔 I collected more miscellaneous ideas and resources for my memory system. I found out interpreters have a visual note-taking approach similar to sketchnotes to give them a basis for translating a speech, which I could use as another … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/26/2024

Learning 🤯 I had the epiphany that my memory system should be a language. Reading about the grammar of American Sign Language in the Gallaudet dictionary made me realize that memory techniques sort of have a grammar too as well … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/19/2024

Learning 🤓 I took my mnemonic wanderings in new directions—poetry and movement—while continuing my experiments with narrative. I finished listening to Memory, Memorization, and Memorizers, transcriptions of lectures by Marcel Jousse introducing his groundbreaking work from the 1930s on the … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/12/2024

Learning 😎 I continued exploring ideas and collecting resources for my memory system. (1) I finished collecting PAO names for my number memorizing list, and the next step is collecting their associated actions, objects, and perhaps locations. (2) I experimented … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/5/2024

Learning 😎 I continued taking memory palace photos, choosing number names, and exploring resources for creating more mnemonic tools. I picked up a pair of symbolism dictionaries by Steven Olderr to help me think about visualizing abstract concepts. For ideas … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/28/2024

Still behind, but I’m working on it! Learning 🤔 I started collecting memory palaces and names for representing numbers and continued exploring other mnemonic ideas. For palaces I started with my childhood home, which took me about an hour to … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/21/2024

This entry is a little late! But I’m picking up where I left off, and I aim to catch up on posts this week. Travel 😩 Sunday, the day after the wedding, I tried out my new instructions to myself … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/14/2024

Learning 🙂 I decided to start my memory training by learning a Person-Action-Object list for two-digit numbers based on the Dominic System. This is a popular way of memorizing numbers that balances speed of memorizing a number against the speed … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/7/2024

Learning 😌 I started indexing the lists of mnemonic substitutes in my new sources. I worked from Mnemonic Techniques by Hoff and Remember It! by Dellis. Early on I tried entering the lists themselves, but that took too much time … Continue reading

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