Three Steps To Get Up To Speed On Any Subject Quickly – Psychology of Stuff
You have just a few days to learn everything there is to know about a subject you know nothing about. Now what?
By Nir Eyal

I’ve been doing this one with the calculus in my machine learning class, just going through each part of the equation or code and writing out in words what it does, and it really helps: 

Write out everything you know about the subject as if you were teaching it to someone else. Not your smart friend but rather a toddler. This may sound silly, but this part is incredibly important and has worked wonders for me learning new things.

But the tips on how to fucking google shit and actually learn from it are also invaluable. Tumblr users may be surprised to know that you can actually look things up on google, and find information that can contradict the assumptions your own brain has leapt to on its own!

risky asks

1. “@” people you want to be friends with

2. screenshot the tabs you have open

3. the last text you sent to someone?

4. do you have a nsfw blog?

5. i dare you to _____ 

6. screenshot the first page of your search history

7. tell an embarrassing memory or story

8. how often do you take showers?

9.  what was your first blog URL?

10. if you draw or write, show some of your really old work

REALLY risky asks (watch out!!! super Risky)

1. if you had to hug anyone who would you hug

2. whats your favorite flavor of ice cream?

3. whats your favorite color?

4. if you have pets, what are their names?

5. do you like a warm bed or a cold bed?

6. whats a really good memory you have?

7. favorite song you cant stop listening to?

8. do you drink water with or without ice in it?

9. do you like to use correct grammar when you type or just type all lowercase?

10. whats something thats made you laugh recently?



Phantom: # I am your Angel of Music. #
Raoul: # Whose is that voice? Who is that in there? #
Phantom (heavy sarcasm): # Maybe the Angel of Music? #