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  1. Sep 2021
    1. Bigger is better.

      Research shows that high-resolution monitors make thinking easier. This also seems true of classrooms which use large posters and maps as teaching aids at lower grades.

      Why don't we use these methods as we grow older?

      When used in mnemonic traditions, one can use vast spaces to create memory palaces that become thinking vistas within the brain. How can we better leverage these effects while still maintaining the effectiveness of focused journeys?

  2. Jun 2021
  3. Apr 2021
    1. via Jim Groom

    2. Eventually I figured out that the spiral was created from a single ellipse that rotates and scales at an exponential rate. The shape spends a lot of time small and slowly rotating, but as it accelerates, it spins and grows faster.

      This is the sort of trivia any film buff should research and know.