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Observations and advice on navigating the ever-changing digital landscape.

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You're an Introvert, How Did You Make More Friends During a Pandemic?

Even If you're an introvert (like me), I think you'll be pleasantly surprised to find out that it's quite easy to connect, interact, and nurture relationships with people (on the internet) who share the same passions and curiosities as you. You just need to know where to look.

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We Are Made to Explore (With Childlike Wonder)

A new digital medium—an explorable explanation—has emerged with the potential to make learning more accessible to a broader range of people using active learning techniques. It makes systems intelligible, and complex behavior visible and useful; it allows direct manipulation of dynamic representations

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The Right Amount of Stress Is Called Stimulation

Energy is coursing through my veins. My hands are clammy. All of my senses are heightened. My thoughts are racing, and I'm starting to panic. I know that I waited until the last minute to study for this exam, but this visceral, overdramatic response seems far too excessive for what I am facing.

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How Are You So Organized?

If you've ever seen my immaculately clean desk at work, or my meticulously organized apartment, the first thing you'll likely say is, "Whoa. How are you so organized?” If you somehow made your way into my digital home, you'd likely be asking the same question.

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