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Downtime Learning?

To what productive use can I put the (soon to increase) downtime hours at my job? Learning something would be great, other suggestions welcome. Complications: no internet, limited space, no phone access and more inside. [more inside]
posted by Hobo on Jul 25, 2013 - 19 answers

Mad skillz

I want suggestions for new skills to learn. What are the best and/or most practical skills that you have acquired in life? What did you find was worth really taking the time to master? I am equally interested in short and long term skill sets.
posted by corn_bread on Dec 26, 2012 - 35 answers

What are some activities (athletic or otherwise) that resemble the satisfying experience of training for a race?

What are some activities (athletic or otherwise) that resemble the satisfying experience of training for a race? [more inside]
posted by cymru_j on Sep 12, 2012 - 4 answers

What to do before Berkeley?

What to do with three months of free time... [more inside]
posted by psergio on Sep 29, 2011 - 13 answers

Sock it to me, the owl of Minerva.

How do you manage your knowledge? What do you do about the inevitability of losing the skills you don't practice? [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on May 1, 2011 - 12 answers

What useful skills can be learned in an hour or less?

What are some useful skills one can learn in an hour or less? [more inside]
posted by tomwheeler on Feb 5, 2011 - 23 answers

Help me not to suck anymore

How do you maintain (and relearn) skills and knowledge you don't get to use often? Special shame spiral details inside. [more inside]
posted by unannihilated on Nov 17, 2010 - 8 answers

Simple, useful skills.

What are some useful skills or abilities that can be learned in a short amount of time, and are never forgotten? [more inside]
posted by Orange Pamplemousse on Jun 26, 2009 - 43 answers

How should I use my free time constructively?

How should I use my free time constructively? [more inside]
posted by btkuhn on Jan 6, 2009 - 12 answers

"That's an... unusual Works Cited you got there."

What are some unusual sources of wisdom or pedogogical tactics for learning new ideas or skills? [more inside]
posted by ElectricBlue on Nov 17, 2008 - 7 answers

What should I learn to do this summer?

What books can teach me skills that would be enjoyable or interesting to share with friends in group settings or one-on-one? [more inside]
posted by HotPatatta on Jun 15, 2008 - 11 answers

Johnny Can't Remember

How can I remember more of what I read? [more inside]
posted by zenpop on May 30, 2008 - 21 answers

*(&wtfdoesthismean);

I can handle Ruby, Python, PHP, Perl, and, sigh, Java. My C and C++ are purely academic. How do I get into 'real' programming as an undergrad. [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Jan 13, 2008 - 23 answers

What should I learn next?

What skill should I learn next? What should I know? I enjoy learning, so I'm looking for new things to learn -- ideally some kind of skill (ie., not facts about obscure revolutions in the 18th Century). [more inside]
posted by aramaic on Jan 1, 2006 - 68 answers

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