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illusions of compe- tence in learning

Ignorance is Bliss

Errol Morris, writing for the New York Times, wrote[i] about a Cornell Professor David Dunning who, in 1999 read about a man who rubbed lemon juice on his face then robbed a bank in broad daylight. 1,183 more words

Juggling a lot of balls in the air

At the end of each month I find my list of things to do has got longer and longer! Over the past year I’ve learnt a lot of new things since I went about setting up my art business. 516 more words

Enough is enough.

I got some great advice over the weekend, but then, I pretty much get great advice every weekend.

In the flailing of finding a new place to live, I finally am going with a great opportunity presented to me by a friend. 389 more words

The Best Laid Plans of Multi-Tasking

I get really cranky when my schedule gets thrown off. A disciple of the “block yo calendar” ninja method, it used to be easy enough to compartmentalize my time but lately I feel my black belt status might be slipping away from me. 793 more words

Project Management

Beware, Playing Lots of Chess Will Shrink Your Brain!

Christian Jarrett,  Wired

The newspapers love using neuroscience findings to make us feel bad about our less salubrious habits. Earlier this year they had a field day with a study that purported to show time spent watching online porn shrinks the brain. 728 more words


Time Management and Multi-Tasking

I recently read an article on time management and it got me thinking about whether I actually manage my time properly (if there even is a proper way of managing time; surely it’s different for different people?) I manage my time based around my lifestyle (uni, work, internship, family and friends) and I think I sub-consciously “allocate” my time depending on what’s most important at the time. 523 more words


Multi-Tasking - You Can't Do it, Stop Trying!

  1. Human multitasking is the apparent performance by an individual of handling more than one task at the same time. The term is derived from computer multitasking.

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