Obsidian might be the note-taking app we’ve been waiting for.
It wants to be your second brain. It lets you capture your ideas and take notes in text (Markdown) files (also check out this collaboration app that has built-in Markdown team wiki), and most importantly, it easily connects your notes…
Prevailing wisdom suggests that the best way to succeed is to set specific and actionable goals. But decades of research and evidence from all walks of life have shown otherwise.
Both winners and losers have the same goals (e.g., …
Do you feel overwhelmed by all the collaboration apps you have to use and switch between while you work?
If so, check out AirSend. It lets you chat with your team in channels, have video calls, share and organize files, track tasks, and keep your projects on course, all in…
Have you ever asked yourself what’s the point of taking notes? If you think it’s to remember, read on, because it’s a common misconception.
Like many things in life, taking notes has become so customary and ingrained in our routines that we’ve stopped reflecting on why we do so.
Why do we take notes? How should we take notes?
I’ve been thinking quite a lot about note-taking lately. I debated with friends, did some research, and this post summarizes what I’ve learned about the second question: How should we take notes? (See also my post on how to learn.)
How do you reshape a dataframe from wide to long form in R? How does the
melt() function reshape dataframes in R? This tutorial will walk you through reshaping dataframes using the
melt function in R.
If you’re reshaping dataframes or arrays in Python, check out my tutorials below.
Vim stands for Visual Improved, an editor originally created for Unix.
You can make complex edits very quickly. Check out my surround.vim post to get a sense of its power.
If you know how to touch-type, using Vim means you can keep your hands on the home row keys and…
I recently started learning Vim and it was difficult, especially during the first few days — my productivity took a real hit. I could barely write any code in Visual Studio Code without feeling a pain in my head. To learn more about my 15-day journey, check out this post:
Do you think you’re good at using willpower to resist temptations and distractions? If so, take on this willpower challenge while you continue reading: Do not think of a white bear.
We usually think of willpower as an ability that helps us inhibit and suppress thoughts, temptations, negative emotions, and…
Face masks are becoming the new normal. Instead of buying disposable ones, you can easily make one yourself— with just a sock and a pair of scissors.
Remember, even if you wear one, remember to maintain social distance and avoid speaking when you’re around other people so you minimize the…