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Personally, I think you are better off learning something by trying to solve a problem. Have a project in mind, even if it is a made up project, and learn everything you need to solve that problem. Rinse and repeat, choosing a different type of problem each time. There are disadvantages of this method. For example, you may miss out on whole areas of the ...


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Your answer is in books on the subject. They usually follow a familiar pattern because that is proven to work: Introduction -> concepts -> basic principles -> simple examples -> main sub-areas, eveything gradually turning more complex. Of course your entry level may vary. Actually that is my recommendation: Buy a (tutorial) book and follow that through. ...


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I think you should read more often and try to remember big chunks of data for smaller times. That leads to complete mental simulation. In short, like you do your physical exercise, this is your mental exercise. An easy way to implement this : play Brain Workshop , lumosity, peak. Everyday for about an hour ( for faster results). Fix a time window. I ...


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Focus takes practice. I'm in my 40s and still haven't mastered it. But practice, practice, practice and you'll get better at it. (There is a good article here that might help you. It lists lots of ways to inprove focus). More Pomodoro might help. Job interviews are stressful. It is perfectly normal to start off on a long answer, forget the question and have ...


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A less radical option than deleting your account and easier than improving your self control can be simply leaving the facebook password at home. Choose a password that is impossible for you to remember and leave it at home. That way is impossible for you to check it at work. I would recommend using a password manager (e.g. Keepassx), since keeping ...


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Another option is to use Time Doctor. It is proactive in eliminating these types of distractions. It doesn't really block them but it gives you these warnings. Blocking these sites will only intensify the desire. A little nudge like this can be a good reminder and will eventually build the habit of focus and discipline. I hope that helps you. It was a ...



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