The book is pushing hard down the 'academic' route of writing, which isn't really my goal. I'm finding myself skip-reading large chunks of text that provide context to the points...
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2023 Reading Goal
5% complete! Andrew Williams has read 1 of 20 books.
How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking by Sönke Ahrens
An informational book that describes and advocates for the note taking system of the German sociologist Niklas Luhmann. The author's …
Here’s the unfortunate thing—most people believe motivation is the true engine of behavior change. Words like “rewards” and “incentives” get thrown around with such regularity that most people think you can create whatever habits you want if you find the right carrot to dangle in front of yourself. This kind of thinking is understandable, but it also happens to be wrong.
Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, Neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece—a classic that ranks as …