Category Archives: Nature

Weeknote for 4/14/2024

Learning ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 ๐Ÿ˜Œ 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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Weeknote for 3/17/2024

Learning ๐Ÿ˜Ž Scott Youngโ€™s Ultralearning (TED talk) is setting the agenda for my learning project. The book is about how to learn a lot about a subject in a relatively short time, perfect for the kind of learning projects I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 3/3/2024

Life maintenance ๐Ÿ˜Œ Last week sprang some good surprises, the biggest one being that my health insurance started covering my ulcerative colitis med again. Tuesdayโ€™s surprise was that my busy doctor had an opening the next day, so I scheduled … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/25/2024

Life maintenance ๐Ÿ˜ฌ My spring housekeeping was interrupted by a clash with the medical system. Iโ€™d learned a couple of weeks earlier that my health insurance had dropped coverage of my very expensive ulcerative colitis medication. The next week, the … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/4/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿ˜Œ I finished separating my intervals database into iteration and day databases. This week Iโ€™ll try to get through creating a Make scenario for automatically registering work sessions for my tasks in Notion. I do it manually now, and … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/21/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿ˜ I started fixing some issues in the design of my Notion workspace that had been bothering me. I merged a couple of redundant database columns, which came from the way my data is cobbled together from different sources. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/14/2024

Productivity ๐Ÿง The next four weeks I’ll take care of some work-intensive parts of my productivity system that will set me up for future improvements. The main two are (1) learning how to automate Notion with Make and (2) learning … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/31/2023

Christmas ๐Ÿ˜Œ In contrast with our other recent Christmases, this one was so low-key I had to remind myself it had even happened. Even so, in our quiet way we had plenty going on. Sunday we visited the black church … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/24/2023

Productivity ๐Ÿง I started redesigning my Admin procedure, the daily session where I do bureaucratic tasks like answering emails. The process always feels unsettled and easily expands to take too much time, so Iโ€™m watching how I actually do it … Continue reading

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