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How to Quickly Build High Quality Anki Cards

How to Quickly Build High Quality Anki Cards

Building high quality anki flash cards is sometimes difficult and time consuming. When I first started when flash cards, I always asked myself when and why I should make a card. Sometimes it was a spur of the moment decision. Some cards didn’t last very long, or I had to mark them down because they were poorly worded. Other times those cards didn’t follow supermemos 20 rules, which I consider to be a standard goldline practice for making any flash cards for long term memory retention, regardless of subject. Sometimes I make a card which I found interesting but really had no application to any goal I am striving to achieve. read more

Making an Annual Work Summary With Dynalist

Making an Annual Work Summary With Dynalist

Sometimes you have to write an annual work summary every year, of things you did to workplace. With dynalist its pretty easy. Once every week, I like to summarize all the important results + notable events that happened around that time. This is sometimes referred to as “sprinting”. What I like to do is write a daily journal of things I am currently working on, things that I would like to improve, thought processes that need to go on a piece of paper or in this case dynalist. So in dynalist, I have the following doc workflow: read more

Why I Use Space Repetition Learning

Why I Use Space Repetition Learning

About a few months back, I was tasked at rewrite a new catalog using Adobe Indesign. I hadn’t touched that program in almost a year, so I really couldn’t remember a lot of specifically nuanaces about the print industry and adobe AI. For instance, what margins / settings should I use? Which font-faces work best for fractions? Among that, many other specific questions that I could not recall. So I had to spend a great deal of time figuring out where I even put those notes as well. I hadn’t yet adopted my favorite notetaking app dynalist.io, so I didn’t quite recall where I put them, or where my specific notes were at. read more

Why Dynalist is the Best Code Snippet Manager

Why Dynalist is the Best Code Snippet Manager

Managing code snippets is extremely important when it comes to doing development. Because it is extremely difficult to remember all the things a programming language can do, while trying to solve a difficult problem. Even more so if you aren’t familiar with that language and are a programming noob like me. read more

Essential Tools to Enhance Dynalist Notetaking

Essential Tools to Enhance Dynalist Notetaking

This is a part 1 response for this question from user “norm” : What do you use for taking longer / more complex notes” in dynalist http://talk.dynalist.io/t/what-do-you-use-for-taking-longer-more-complex-notes/1029

I figured I should probably just write my own post here (on my own blog), since I discussed bits and pieces on the forum many times, but not enough for the complete picture. read more

How I use dynalist.io

How I use dynalist.io

Dynalist.io review

Its been awhile since I posted anything on this blog, as I haven’t gotten much oppurtunity to post anything as of late.

I’ve been postponing this software review for the longest time (7 months) and here it is in all of its glory (most of this information is highly condensed)

Distraction Free Writing in WordPress using App.classeur.io / Markdown

Distraction Free Writing in WordPress using App.classeur.io / Markdown

Writing blog content has never come easy to me. I know exactly what I want to write but many times I cannot find the correct words and descriptions to make my post easy to read.

However, I found an intermediate solution that works fairly well for me (skip the intro to next section if you’d like). Before I get into that, a little background on my blogging history: read more

Custom Domain WordPress Setup Using Namecheap and Sitegrounds

Custom Domain WordPress Setup Using Namecheap and Sitegrounds

If you’ve ever looked into hosting a blogsite, you’ll want a custom domain name for your readers to find / search. Chances are you already have a host like sitegrounds which manages its wordpress installs using cPanel

This quick guide will cover how to install a custom domain name (e.g., vincentmtang.com) to a wordpress host (e.g. sitegrounds) using cPanel. read more