Multi-tasking: great way to do more than one thing poorly at once?

My friend David Grebow emailed me:

I was talking with a teacher last month about learning and she mentioned that repeating and testing do not work. She uses the 10-24-7 rule. Teach a new concept, repeat it 10 minutes later, repeat it 24 hours later and then one week later to transmute short-term memory Continue reading Multi-tasking: great way to do more than one thing poorly at once?

Grab bag

CIMG3582I am back in Berkeley after a longer-than-expected flight home from Barcelona. British Airways failed to send my suitcase from Heathrow to Calgary yesterday. A two-hour runaround by clueless airline personnel caused me to miss my flight to San Francisco. I spent last night in a Quality Inn. in the nude Continue reading Grab bag