Tag: <span>learning</span>

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” —Alvin Toffler Learnability is the key to future-proofing your mind. As the…

Someone told my younger self I should learn something new every day. The rest of your time can be filled with monotonous activities, but as long as you learn one little thing, you’re growing.  Learning…

A shipowner is caught in two minds. His ship is showing signs of wear and tear, and he knows that eventually it’ll need to get repaired, but it takes time and money, and it’s scheduled…

Metacognition is often described as ‘thinking about thinking.’ It’s about monitoring and controlling your mental processes. When you’re learning something, if you ask yourself questions like “how well do I understand this?” or “will I…

Do you remember the password to your Facebook account? How about your email, Twitter, Spotify, Amazon, online banking, Instagram, WordPress, and LinkedIn accounts? Can you recall the names of all your Facebook “friends” and many other acquaintances,…

John Cage, who passed away in 1992, was an artist, philosopher, and composer of avant guard music. He was a disciple of Arnold Schoenberg, and later delved into Eastern philosophy and the idea of aleatoric music—music…

Elon Musk inspires a lot of people, and it’s not always for how rich he is. Actually, sometimes it’s because of the diverse and wide-ranging knowledge base he’s been able to acquire. He runs two separate billion…

People have spent their entire lives trying to predict the future. We admire those that can accurately anticipate what’s around the bend, though I’m fairly sure there’s many more predications that fall flat and simply…

When we think of the biological process of learning, the synapse often presents itself as the topic of conversation. The little space between neurons where neurotransmitters are released and transferred. The more two neurons communicate,…