Published in the New Haven Independent on September 10, 2014.
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Imagine stepping through your door and seeing Neil Armstrong, in full astronaut gear, sitting on a pink unicorn prancing around your foyer. Focus on that. Now picture walking into your dining room and having Christina Aguilera in a genie costume singing and gyrating to “Genie In A Bottle.” Make that image as vivid as you can in your mind. 487 more words
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Atunci cand oamenii invata sa foloseasca o tastatura, isi imbunatatesc foarte repede performantele, de la batutul dezordonat cu un singur deget pana la tastarea atenta cu ambele maini, ajungand ca in cele din urma degetele sa se miste fara efort peste tastatura, intregul proces devenind inconstient si degetele parand sa fi capatat o minte proprie.
I’m pretty positive my reading of Moonwalking with Einstein marks my first reading (and at least enjoyment of) a non-history non fiction book. It was written in an easy-to-follow manner, with changes of scene often enough to keep the reader’s interest. 869 more words
Joshua Foer went from a (relative newbie) investigative journalist with an average memory to the USA memory champion in one year. ‘Moonwalking with Einstein: the art and science of remembering everything’ 406 more words