How to Help Your Community When You're Stuck at Home (Ep. 293)

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Difficult times often double as chances to do good. We talk about what we can do for our communities while stuck sheltering at home. 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. If you're one of the first 1,000 to use this link, 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: When to Be Unproductive (Ep. 292) Trello Bear (iOS) FocusMate Matt D'Avella's Quitting caffeine for 30 days video Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare Moment's iPhone Filmmaking course on Skillshare Charity Navigator Effective Altruism 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: 0:03:24 - Keeping in touch with family and friends 0:18:14 - Getting things done at home while staying connected with others 0:24:17 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:27:07 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills) 0:29:51 - Helping out your local community 0:46:53 - Contributing to the global community 0:57:45 - Controlling the spread of misinformation 1:02:25 - 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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