Windows IoT Service Matrix

Matrix is my first Windows IoT project.

Rapid Skill Acquisition in Just 20 Hours

In Josh Kaufman’s TED talk, The first 20 hours — how to learn anything, he describes how a skill can be acquired in about 20 hours. This is in stark contrast to Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule. Here is the trick though. Malcom’s 10,000 hour rule is to become a master of a skill while Josh’s to quire a skill to the point of practical use. Thankfully, the vast majority of time you only need practical use of a skill, […]

4 Simple Steps to Creating Great Ideas

Technique for Producing Ideas is a short book, under 40 pages, that outlines a technique to answer: “Can a formula or technique be developed to answer: How do you get Ideas?” – James Young The book, written by James Webb Young, was originally a speech written for advertising graduates of the University of Chicago around 1940. It has since fallen into the public domain and is available in PDF. Two important general principles when creating ideas. One is that an […]