Category archive: Learning

Thoughts about artificial intelligence …

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Photo by Andy Kelly on Unsplash.com

We must address, individually and collectively, moral and ethical issues raised by cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence and biotechnology, which will enable significant life extension, designer babies, and memory extraction.
~ Klaus Schwab

Thoughts about screen time …

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Photo by Hanny Naibaho on Unsplash.com

Whether you are a parent or not, carving out time to turn off your devices, to disconnect from the wired world and engage with the real people who are all around you, is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and the people you love.
~ Alan Brown

Are you having too much screen time?

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Parents often limit their children’s screen time. But what about the big kids? Do you spend too much time in front of screens? And if you do, what of it?

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Train your brain series: Sleep and learning

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Photo by Adi Goldstein on Unsplash.com

Sleep plays an important role in learning. That may seem obvious when thinking about children and learning. In fact it applies to us all. Recognising this is one thing, using it to your advantage is an under-utilised learning hack.

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A time for past reflections & future projections

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Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash.com

It’s that time of year when the calendar rolls over to a new year and we consider the achievements of the year past, and plan for those ahead. There is always talk of new year’s resolutions and goal setting. This requires you to know where you are headed. To have a purpose and ideas to achieve them. What if you don’t?

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Thoughts for starting a new year …

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Photo by NordWood Themes on Unsplash.com

As the new year dawns, so many ideas pop up, are fostered and develop. Perhaps yours will have great new openings for the year ahead? Here are some thoughts that may inspire … 

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How to learn something you find boring

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Photo by Michelle Phillips on Unsplash.com

Sometimes you need to learn things that really don’t interest you. B-o-r-i-n-g. But sometimes necessary. So how do you do it?

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Thoughts about holidays …

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Photo credit – Igor Ovsyannykov via unsplash.com

Our many different cultures notwithstanding, there’s something about the holidays that makes the planet communal.

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How to have a happy holiday

Happy holidays

It’s holiday time for many. That means summer days at the beach for the folk at home, the excitement of a snow holiday for others. It’s a time for generosity too in for kindness and spirit. Will you be generous with yourself at this time?

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