5 Skills and How We Learn Them (Ep. 294)


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We've been getting questions about some of the things we're known to do, so we're talking about five of them: skating, videos, piano, guitar, and pixel art. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at Skillshare.com/geek. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: Bill Stoppard on YouTube Tiago Inline Skater on YouTube Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare JustinGuitar on YouTube Paul Davids on YouTube Songsterr (iOS | Android) Ultimate Guitar (iOS | Android) Yousician (iOS | Android) MuseScore Andrew Huang's Music Theory video Music 101, by Brian Boone Nahre Sol on YouTube Jenny Nicholson on YouTube Potato Jet on YouTube How to Make Your Phone Less of a Distraction Pixel Grimoire series Pixel Pete on YouTube Aseprite UpIsNotJump on YouTube Working From Home: How to Stay Focused MoneyLab This Note-Taking App is a Game Changer - Roam Research Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:01:33 - Overview 0:04:51 - Inline skating 0:24:50 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills) 0:27:34 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:29:38 - Playing the guitar 0:47:12 - Playing piano 1:04:47 - Making videos 1:20:18 - Pixel art 1:32:18 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!

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