Category: Language

Russia, part I:

We crossed the Russian border – mascot’s passport first – on an overnight train from Lithuania via Latvia. As serious as he looks, the officer was actually great craic once he understood what we wanted to do with the little

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Learning…for free!

So there are a whole slew of really great ways to learn things, but not so many of them are free.You can learn yourself by getting a book (€), doing a course specifically on the topic (€€), going to university

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Learning languages for engineers

Long story short, the first new thing that I’m going to post about is learning a language. There are a number of studies showing that doing this develops your cognitive abilities, etc., but this quote sums it up for me:

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