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    • usernans1 year ago


    • danielw2 years ago

      I recently stumbled upon this excellent book. If you are looking for a method to remember what you read, this is a good place to investigate. https://takesmartnotes.com/

    • nikipaniki2 years ago

      Reminds me why I should be actively reading. I started carrying a notebook while I read. Before, when I used to read physical books, I love marginalia. But on Kindle, I highlight and makes lots of notes instead. Still have to figure out how to get those notes and highlights onto my Notion page.

    • gr82 years ago

      The section "Keep Mental Models in Mind" is super useful. Something I plan to (and probably forget) reread often.

    • Plum
      Top reader this week
      2 years ago

      It’s so important to have a community of readers I always imagine all the people I will never know who are reading the same book with me but I treasure the people who I do know and who share their thoughts about a book and want to hear my thoughts. An incentive for reflection.

    • Gatsby2 years ago

      It’s hard for me to intentionally quit a book, especially if I’m already 50 pages in and even if it’s not that good. But I unintentionally leave many books in my Kindle library that I don’t immediately get into within the first few pages. Out of sight, out of mind. Also, I heard about a rule that you really shouldn’t read nonfiction less than 10 years old, which is probably hard for tech but easier for history, self-improvement, biography, etc. What stands the test of time is worth it.

    • deephdave
      Top reader of all time
      2 years ago

      The Feynman Technique --There are four simple steps: choose a concept; teach it to a toddler; identify gaps and go back to the source material; and review and simplify.