Tag: spanish

How to Get Money to Venezuela (and support capitalism)

You likely know that Venezuela is a disaster right now. I could post about the causes, but most of us know what happened already and the actions being taken by their socialist government will not make things better. Many people … [continue reading]

More Duolingo Data – My 2 Year Fluency Estimate Chart

Back in January, I posted Duolingo Fluency Estimates – My Data, in which I shared my fluency estimates charted over time to help other users better understand what a fluency path might look like if they show a similar … [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]

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]

King of the Road

Today I am Waze Royalty!

waze royalty

Driving sucks. I know. But if you need to drive, then why not get some points and a rank? I explained all this in the post Learning to Hate Driving Less. Waze may seem … [continue reading]