Thoughts on using Duolingo for about 7 months as a supplementary language game for my Japanese language (re)learning.
On making it halfway (1,100 out of 2,200) to kanji "literacy" in 4 months with Remembering the Kanji.
2 months, 520+ kanji later, here are my thoughts on learning kanji and primitives through Heisig's classic textbook series and a related Anki deck.
How far I've come, what habits I've established, what has and hasn't worked.
Reflecting on my language learning journey as an adult, from Japanese to nothing to Spanish to nothing to Japanese
Follow-up from August 2018. Reflecting on the fall and early winter: new job, Spain, San Diego, running, social media, and more.
On music, Spanish language learning, reading, rock climbing, overworking, adjusting to a new house.
Reflecting on one of the hardest times of my life career-wise -- from a new mid-level developer with 2 years of experience to interim director of technology. No bueno.