Category: General (page 2 of 29)

Can April Fools Day Be Saved?

I wrote this post last April Fools Day, but never published. I wanted to share this idea far away from April 1st. 

I recall back in the pre-Internet Days, April Fools Day was more fun. Some teacher or co-worker would … [continue reading]

I Won Blood Donation

In 2010, I posted The Selfish Case For Donating Blood. In that post I mention the health benefits one gets from reducing the iron level in your blood. So beginning in December 2010 – a full year after returning … [continue reading]

Podcasts I Listen To (2017)

Two people have asked me to update my podcast list. The last edition came out in 2014, so it is long overdue.

Before I get to the list, I want to share the best tip I ever received on … [continue reading]

Duolingo Fluency Estimates – My Data

If you use Duolingo you will on occasion get a Fluency Estimate. I’ve talked with people and read forums online and there is a lot of mystery on how it is calculated. I know of people that got 50% or … [continue reading]

Would I Still Buy a Chromebook?

I promised I would do an update on my post from April 2014 titled I Love My Chromebook. At the time I said:

Penny for penny, the Acer Chromebook C720 is the BEST piece of technology I’ve ever owned.

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Learn a Foreign Language SUPER FAST or Not

I wanted to give an update on my progress learning Spanish followed by my thoughts on the advice being peddled in the blogosphere on language learning.

The last language update I found on this blog was on September 26, 2015. … [continue reading]