How To Build Your Own Index of Notes and Ideas When Reading Books

@tachyeonz : It was in early 2015 that I pretty much stopped buying books in digital format. At first, it was all about the money.

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The Throughput of Learning

@tachyeonz : Learning in the 21st century is not about acquiring more information, knowledge, or even insights. The goal is to maximize the throughput of invalidated assumptions. But you have to get there one step at a time.

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To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics

@tachyeonz : Math conferences don’t usually feature standing ovations, but Francis Su received one last month in Atlanta.

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Stephen Hawking’s Productive Laziness

@tachyeonz : In the 1980s, at the height of his intellectual productivity, Stephen Hawking used to head home from his office between five and six. He rarely worked later. “Bruce, here’s some advice: The problem with physics is that most of the days we don’t make any major headway (on our projects).

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This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

@tachyeonz : At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s one last look at our best posts in 2016.

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Published On:January 02, 2017 at 06:15PM

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52 key learnings in 52 weeks of 2016

@tachyeonz : The results of a year-long experiment in 2016 where I’ve recorded all of my learnings (456 in total). One of the reasons why I love year-ends is because the “end” of anything always gives rise to opportunities for reflection.

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Published On:January 01, 2017 at 04:53PM

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What We Learned Teaching Over 1000 Professionals How to Practice Deliberately

@tachyeonz : Last October, Scott Young and I launched an online course called Top Performer, which teaches knowledge workers how to apply the insights of deliberate practice to excel professionally.

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Published On:May 05, 2016 at 01:48PM

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The 50 Best Apps of the Year

@tachyeonz : We’re increasingly reliant on the smartphones in our pockets to keep in touch with friends, watch movies and TV shows, and get work done, among other tasks.

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Published On:November 03, 2016 at 09:20PM

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33 Essential Life Hacks Everyone Should Know About

@tachyeonz : If your butter is too cold to spread, use a cheese grater. Mushrooms can also be sliced easily with an egg slicer. Make a little pocket inside your watermelon to collect seeds. Annoyed that your Post-its always curl up? You’ve been pulling them off all wrong.

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Published On:November 03, 2016 at 09:28PM

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Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

@tachyeonz : Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an evangelist for deep work. It’s enabled me to: The more deep work I do, the more I’m convinced of its effectiveness.

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Published On:October 31, 2016 at 06:16PM

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Hacking your brain

@tachyeonz : With a DIY bundle of electronics or a ready-made device it is possible to stimulate the brain. But does it work and is it safe? “IT’S like coffee times ten,” raves one enthusiast. “I use it a couple of times a week and problems solve themselves.

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Published On:November 08, 2016 at 09:45AM

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Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2016

@tachyeonz : Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this fall for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes.

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Published On:November 11, 2016 at 08:19PM

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