Learning styles

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Learning Styles are various methods or approaches to learning. There has been a lot of research on the topic of how people learn from experience. Learning styles, unlike personality traits, are acquired preferences that are adaptable, either at will or through changed circumstances.

When it comes to experiential learning, different people will approach the problem in different ways. Lets consider a simple example: assembling a desk from a ready-to-assemble kit sold by furniture stores like IKEA.

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On again, off again, but never dead

To blog or not to blog

Last few years have seen an explosion in the number of blogs and the number of bloggers themselves. However, most research suggests that an overwhelming majority of blogs die within months of their creation. This characteristic is both a feature and a limitation of the very nature of blogging.

In this post, I analyse my blogging habits and determine a sustainable blogging frequency.

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Adopting a new technology

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After finishing graduate studies, I was so tired of formal education that I stopped looking at the latest research in business, new developments in technology and other academically geeky topics that interest me a lot. Recently, while upgrading my websites to the current internet standards, I was faced with the challenge of learning a whole bunch of new things in a limited amount of time and, in the process, discovering that I wasn’t prepared for the transition. Here’s how I managed to reconcile a solution and manage the change.

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Simcity mania: My rural township

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I spent most of my time in January playing computer games, specifically Simcity, spending anywhere between 10 to 12 hours on the computer each day. One might wonder what I was doing and what was the real cause of this escapism, but lets keep the philosophical issues aside and look at what I managed to build. Simcity is a computer…

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