You’re not alone. The Feynman technique for teaching and communication is a mental model (a breakdown of his personal thought process) to convey information using concise thoughts and simple language. This technique is derived from Feynman’s studying methods when he was a student at Princeton.
At Princeton, Feynman started to record and connect the things he did know with those he did not. In the end, Feynman had a comprehensive notebook of subjects that had been disassembled, translated, and recorded.
Apple and Google are making it easier for consumers to cut back on phone use because it is in their interest to do so. In this case, what’s good for the user is also good for these companies’ bottom lines. Apple and Google don’t want you to get addicted. Addiction is a compulsive harmful behavior. Rather, they’d prefer you form healthy habits with your digital devices.
While I was excited to learn more about the car, it slowly became apparent to me that the driver’s eyes were more glued to the screen than the road. Something about interacting with a touchscreen when driving made me curious to know: just how distracting are they?
My feelings for my partner were unchanged, but love itself began to feel incomplete. When he finally replied to my proposal, he told me that he felt insecure, uneasy. Hearing my need to emotionally connect with others, he felt a deep fear of “not being enough” for me.
He soon realized, however, that his doubts were rooted a bit deeper than that first insecurity: “I consider myself to be a very open-minded person, but this just feels wrong,” he claimed. “There’s something about this idea that I deeply dislike.”
I’d like to share with you my experience leaving the church for several years, and my recent decision to return.
Your instinct might be to get excited. You might hope that I’m about to share the secret sauce that will bring loved ones back into the fold. I’d like to tell you right up front that this is not my intention.