Brainstorming a Full 10,000-image Mnemonic System

This post is a brainstorm about how a 10,000-image mnemonic system might look. I’ve created a script that displays all of the assignments. (The link is below.) It’s based on my existing systems, so it wouldn’t be difficult to expand, except for the unimaginable time commitment of creating and maintaining 10,000+ images — something that I will likely never have time for. I built the script on request, and decided to post the explanation here in the blog. Read more

A Short Video Tour of Simonides’ Village

A few years ago, I made a journey to the village where Simonides of Ceos was born. According to Roman legend, Simonides invented the method of loci — one of the main techniques that memorizers use.

While I was going through some old photos today, I found a video from Simonides’ hometown. It is just a quick, casual video clip, but I thought that readers might be interested in seeing it. Read more

Back to a Healthy Way of Eating

This post isn’t directly about memory techniques, but I mentioned in the forum that I’ve switched back to a strict way of eating, so I thought I would write about it here in the blog. I am not an expert on nutrition, and I do not make any recommendations — in this post I’m only sharing my own self-experiments. Some of my previous food experiments can be found here and here.

I’m always looking for new information and ideas about food, so feel free to leave comments below. Read more

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