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The Art of Memory

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

Leisure Reads

Plafonul OK

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.

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Dezvoltare Personala

Gwen's Review of Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

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

Author: Gwen

BOOK of the WEEK | Moonwalking with Einstein: the Art and Science of Remembering Everything

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

Self Improvement

Utopian for Beginners

Utopian for Beginners

by Joshua Foer, New Yorker, 2012

This article focuses on John Quijada and the language he invented over the course of 30-plus years.  36 more words