How Did Pokemon GO Become Popular?

How Did Pokemon GO Become Popular

[From: The Commonplace of Ludvig Sunström.]

[Title: How Did Pokemon GO Become Popular?]

[Tagged: Musings, Lollapalooza Effects.]


7 Overarching Reasons for the Popularity of Pokemon GO:

(All of which are explained below.)Continue Reading…

How to Formulate Your Framework of Learning (every elite thinker has one)

Alternate title: The best article ever written about optimizing your learning process and becoming smarter than 99% of people.


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I was watching the new X-Men movie with someContinue Reading…

School is for Fools: 10 Reasons the Education System is a Failure

school is for fools

[Last Updated:  April 24, 2019]

The education system is in shambles, and it has been for quite some time now.

This is not weird. Old things break or go obsolete all the time. Why should this be any different?Continue Reading…

Another 23 Excellent Books You Should Read

another 23 excellent books you should read

One of the questions I get asked most via email is if I have any good book recommendations.

I do indeed.

23 of them actually. Continue Reading…

How Studying History Boosts Your Personal Development

why studying history is important to your personal development3

Most people know very little about history, and they think it’s boring.

They also think it’s useless:

What’s the point of knowing the names and dates of this person or that event!?

There is a point. Actually, there are several.

Studying history is surprisingly useful — and grossly underestimated.

Read on, and I’ll tell you why.Continue Reading…

How to Use OneNote to Create Your Commonplace

onenotecommonplace1If you are anything like most people, you probably spend way too much time in front of the computer–and know it. But what if there was a way to make that time more productive?

Such a way exists. It’s called writing–and you don’t have to be an aspiring author to do it. You simply need toContinue Reading…

When Should You Read? And How Much?

IMAG2173 If you’ve read SGM for a while you’ll know I place a high importance on reading (books).

Reading is important because for most people it’s their main way of gathering information. And people’s inputs for information invariably affect the thoughts they’ll have. That’s why you shouldn’t read magazines or watch the mainstream media. You should read books.

But, when should you read, and how much?

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23 Excellent Books You Should Read

23 excellent books you should read“How can you read so much?”

“Where do you find the time to read?”

“Reading books on your free time? Why do that — the course literature is enough.”

People seem to think thatContinue Reading…

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