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This Simple Note-Taking Method Will Help You Read More (and remember what you’ve read) - Added October 12, 2017 at 10:27AM
learning  productivity  read2of  reading 
2 hours ago by xenocid
Reading more —
I set a goal to read 24 books in 2017. To reduce friction as much as possible I picked up an Amazon Kindle Oasis.
books  reading  kindle 
yesterday by davidmerrique
The Creative Independent
A resource of emotional and practical guidance for creative people. You can get lost here for a long time. Looks like it's funded by Kickstarter. Really nice. / via Meredith
resources  reading  design  creative 
yesterday by glass
Soothsayer in the Hills Sees Silicon Valley’s Sinister Side - The New York Times
In his forthcoming memoir, “Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters With Reality and Virtual Reality,” the Microsoft wizard enthuses that VR “weds the nerdy thing with the hippie mystic thing,” high-tech but like a dream and “an elixir of unbounded experience.”

But he’s well aware of the “Matrix” dangers. He realized early on, he writes, that “it could turn out to be the evilest invention of all time.”

It’s a pretty simple proposition, he tells me: “If you control the person’s reality, you control the person.” Or as he writes in the book, “Never has a medium been so potent for beauty and so vulnerable to creepiness.”
BeyondTheHorizon  reading 
yesterday by mfisher1
The Benjamin Franklin Method of Reading Programming Books
TL;DR: read the book, but when you get to a code sample put the book away and try to derive the code sample from your own understanding.
books  reading  learning 
yesterday by iamleeg
Long read: What's so bad about Comic Sans, anyway?
"Comic Sans still dominates classrooms with teachers believing it is better for dyslexic students, "Comic Sans still dominates classrooms with teachers believing it is better for dyslexic students, for reading and for modelling handwriting. Jon Severs finds that those benefits are dubious and that so much else we think we know about fonts and readability - even reading itself - is highly problematic . for reading and for modelling handwriting"
reading  dyslexic  typography  font  accessibility 
yesterday by garrettc

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