Academic Learning & Notes

When first learning something new, I never take notes. The first time I'm exposed to new content, my focus is purely on internalising the material; whether that's a lecture on pathfinding algorithms, rotational mechanics, Spanish colonialism, or romantic motifs in Austen novels.

On the second pass through the material, I'll paraphrase the contents of the lecture, YouTube video or textbook. On the third pass, my goal is to shorten my own notes. Each pass of paraphrasing demands I "explain" the material in a new, more concise manner (see the Feynman Technique.) It also produces clean, palatable notes for my own future reference. I've taken notes on a variety of things throughout my life; you may or may not find them useful.

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