Learning, Youtube, Thinking, Things I should Learn, Things to Learn to help my job, YouTube, iTunesU, June 26, 2018
Thoughts * The “Teachable Moment” — Jim Cleland * “Tell me a story…” * YouTube YouTube YouTube * Wiggle as many variables as you can and see what changes. * How can solve this problem, so it doesn’t bother me anymore? * Ways of learning something complicated * — repetition, practice, practice, practice * — memorization * — Tell me a story * — Understanding the fundamental concepts * — Teachable moment, the moment you need that knowledge * — How do I know? * Your brain is wired to learn, feed it — Bob Wells * We live in a world of Just In Time learning * Learning should be like exercise, do 30 minutes every day * I am getting to that point where I am suspicious of historical news media * CNN is just rabid about going after Trump * During Hurricane Florence, a News Weatherman is acting like he is bracing against the wind and two people just come casually walking by in the background.
The ways that work for me learning something * Wrote memorization * — Repeat it out loud, especially if I just need it for a short period of time, I can hear the echo in my mind * — Making flash cards * — just trying to focus on committing it to memory * Repetition, especially of tasks or hard to remember things like passwords * Practice, Practice, Practice… (Mossbarger - Seat Time, Seat Time, Seat Time) * Pure Studying, sit down and read it. * Understanding the fundamental principles * Tell me a story, stories work for me. * Teachable moment. That point in time when you need to learn something or you are interested in learning something. * Sometimes in go through something, I will come to something where I have assumed its true and I will think “How do I know that?” * As with many other things in life, practice will improve your confidence. - Andy Hope, Medium * Sometimes, I need to divide the problem and take baby steps
Retaining Knowledge * How do you keep from forgetting things that you have learned or keep from having to re-learn them? * How can you store knowledge so you won’t lose it? * How do you share the knowledge that you’ve learned, especially when you’ve learned something, forgot it, then have to re-learn it. * How you can you organize notes and data so you can get at it? * How can you keep data, notes, and knowledge moving with you as you go?
Desktop backgrounds * Some desktop backgrounds really work for me, such as maps * There are a lot of “quotes” wallpapers out there such “inspirational says” * Maps work for me. I am not very distracted by them, but I learn them.
Big Picture List of Things I would like to Learn * Statistics, Correlation is Not Causation * Thermodynamics * Psychology * Signal Filtering * VHDL * Agile
* I need to keep trying new podcasts. For me, this is enjoyable learning even though it can take more time.
* If you learn how to learn, the world is open to you - Programming Throwdown podcast.
On Youtube * How does RSA encryption work? * How does SQLR work? * How does Agile development work?
* Take small things and learn them in great detail
* There are two ways to learn complicated tasks, repeative involvement or rote memorization.
* We need not so much be told, as we need reminded - Mom
* ELF file format, write my own ELF loader * MPEG-2 file format, write an MPEG-2 decoder to validate our L-3 Video Recording stream.
It seems like you can learn about anything on YouTube.
Videos to search for on YouTube, iTunesU * Christian, Bible * Kivy * VHDL * BeagleBoard * MacSpice * 3D printing * Lathe tricks * Agile Development, Agile Manifesto * Thinking about Thinking * Why projects fail * Play the game at the search bar where you start typing “Why” or “How” and then a single letter to see what autofill results there are.