5 Quick Tips to Accelerate your Learning

5 Quick Tips to Accelerate your Learning

Learning is not about memorizing lots of information, it is about transforming how we think and act. Accelerated learning is not a concept I read about in a book one day. Learning is experiential and involves moving through different paradigms which shift how we see the world.

I believe that when learning is done well it engages the mind, body and spirit. When the mind, body and spirit are engaged a balanced and continuous learning journey begins to unfold. 

Intro to Python Image Processing in Computational Photography

Computational photography is about enhancing the photographic process with computation. While we normally tend to think that this applies only to post-processing the end result (similar to photo editing), the possibilities are much richer since computation can be enabled at every step of the photographic process—starting with the scene illumination, continuing with the lens, and eventually even at the display of the captured image.

3 Insights to Go From Information to Transformation

3 Insights to Go From Information to Transformation

Going from Information to Transformation is the Holy Grail of learning. However for a long time I didn't know that transformation was even a thing, never to mind experience it. In this post I will shed light on 3 vital components that will help you on your shift from information to transformation

Exploring the Gestalt Principles of Design

Exploring the Gestalt Principles of Design

Negative space has long been a staple of good design. Leaving white space around elements of a design is the first thing that usually comes to mind. But then there are designs that use that white space to infer an element that isn’t actually there (the arrow hidden between the E and X in the FedEx logo immediately comes to mind as an example).

How to Be Everything by Emilie Wapnick

Has the desire to pursue multiple different disciplines been a constant thread in your life? Do you sometimes feel flaky about being like this? This isn't something unusual, in fact there have been numerous polymaths throughout history including Benjamin Franklin and Leonardo Da Vinci.

What really stops me from Speaking French?

But, we have always done it this way...

I have been learning French for 5 years now. I have passed the necessary exams that were markers of perceived 'progress'. I have spent hours with my head in a grammar book and even more hours memorising never ending lists of seemingly random 'functional' words.

The End of Traditional Employment—The Other Gig Economy

This article was co-written with Jon Younger, Founder of the Agile Talent Collaborative. One of the dominant trends in society over the past five years, and certainly in business, is the “gig economy”. Companies like Uber, Fiverr, Instacart, 99Designs, and TaskRabbit allow people from all over the world to provide on-demand services in a wide range of areas, from driving people to the grocery store to designing someone’s next book cover.