Category Archives: Education

Tim Ferriss interviews Maria Popova, writer of excellent Brain Pickings blog

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Another really interesting person interviewed on The Tim Ferris Show podcast. As usual with episodes on The Tim Ferriss Show, it includes insight into making your life better, including “the single attribute that leads to greatness in any field”. Check out Brain Pickings too, if you haven’t heard about it and you like reading about all kinds of interesting things on different subjects. (Continued…)

Pocket adds text-to-speech to iOS app

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You can now listen to your Pocket articles on your iPhone or iOS device using text-to-speech. If you like audiobooks better than reading books then you might like this. You can listen to articles and web pages saved to Pocket. (Continued…)

Things I wish they had taught me in school

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16 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in School

The things on this list are not just self improvement ideas that can help you, but are basically truths and rules about what you can do to get what you want from life. If you don’t have time to read the full list, here is one great tip from the article. The 80/20 rule is great for people who are procrastinators or perfectionists. (Continued…)

30 Books everyone should read before their 30th birthday

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30 Books Everyone Should Read Before Their 30th Birthday

I remember when I first came across this great list of books on the Marc and Angel website. It was such an interesting list, including a lot of great fiction classics that I had heard of, but also some important non-fiction life improvement books as well. I knew I would be interested in the non-fiction books in this list and had already read some. But it also got me thinking that I should remember to read more fiction books, since the majority of the books on the list are novels. Thanks for the suggestions Marc and Angel. (Continued…)