A Bulgarian physician Georgi Lozanov developed a method for learning foreign languages very rapidy. he called it Suggestopedia. A company called Superlearning, Inc. has since capitalized on this method and has trademarked the name Superlearning and offers learning materials for people who want to learn new languages at a very fast rate (up to 3000 new words a day).
Here is a great article from the Economist about a recent report that outlines why the Arab world struggles so much regarding accepting Western progress and ideals.
“The barrier to better Arab performance is not a lack of resources, concludes the report, but the lamentable shortage of three essentials: freedom, knowledge and womanpower.”
Can Apple Stop the Presses? Reporting on “rumors and speculation” doesn’t necessarily equal journalism. Amateurs looking for a free press pass, more like it. I agree with Apple on this one.
What happened to my Amazon Gold Box? It has disappeared. Was their Gold Box thing only a temporary promotion?
The H2K2 (Hackers on Planet Earth) 2600 conference is next weekend (July 12-14) in New York City (just a few blocks my apartment). The cost is so low ($50) that I’ll probably go and catch some of the panels that sound interesting. Please email me if you are going.
Posted by Cameron Barrett at July 7, 2002 06:06 PM