Martin Boehme is a web developer, photographer and co-host The College Info Geek Podcast.
We talk about writing for longer, binging TV shows, self-help books, our consumption-to-production ratios, and starting your career on the right foot. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at Skillshare.com/geek. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: 3 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Doing Hard Work Polyphonic's What Makes a Great Cover Song video Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare Daniel Scotts's Adobe Illustrator CC Essentials Training course on Skillshare Hyperfocus, by Chris Bailey Derek Sivers How to Be More Like Leonardo da Vinci (Ep. 240) Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:00:00 - Banter 0:15:32 - Consumption-to-production ratio 0:31:43 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:34:26 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills) 0:37:04 - Getting the energy to write 0:48:14 - Balancing your media consumption 0:53:42 - Accepting a job not related to your major 1:00:07 - Opinions on self-help books 1:14:51 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!
We've been getting questions about some of the things we're known to do, so we're talking about five of them: skating, videos, piano, guitar, and pixel art. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. You can also get started with 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at Skillshare.com/geek. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: Bill Stoppard on YouTube Tiago Inline Skater on YouTube Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare JustinGuitar on YouTube Paul Davids on YouTube Songsterr (iOS | Android) Ultimate Guitar (iOS | Android) Yousician (iOS | Android) MuseScore Andrew Huang's Music Theory video Music 101, by Brian Boone Nahre Sol on YouTube Jenny Nicholson on YouTube Potato Jet on YouTube How to Make Your Phone Less of a Distraction Pixel Grimoire series Pixel Pete on YouTube Aseprite UpIsNotJump on YouTube Working From Home: How to Stay Focused MoneyLab This Note-Taking App is a Game Changer - Roam Research Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:01:33 - Overview 0:04:51 - Inline skating 0:24:50 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills) 0:27:34 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:29:38 - Playing the guitar 0:47:12 - Playing piano 1:04:47 - Making videos 1:20:18 - Pixel art 1:32:18 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!
Difficult times often double as chances to do good. We talk about what we can do for our communities while stuck sheltering at home. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. If you're one of the first 1,000 to use this link, you can also get started with 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at Skillshare.com/geek. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: When to Be Unproductive (Ep. 292) Trello Bear (iOS) FocusMate Matt D'Avella's Quitting caffeine for 30 days video Thomas’ Habit-Building course on Skillshare Thomas’ Productivity course on Skillshare Moment's iPhone Filmmaking course on Skillshare Charity Navigator Effective Altruism Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:03:24 - Keeping in touch with family and friends 0:18:14 - Getting things done at home while staying connected with others 0:24:17 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:27:07 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills) 0:29:51 - Helping out your local community 0:46:53 - Contributing to the global community 0:57:45 - Controlling the spread of misinformation 1:02:25 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!
There's a time to get this bread, and there's a time to sit back and enjoy it. Today, we're talking about why you shouldn't skip out on the latter. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: Skillshare: With thousands of courses in a wide range of different skills, Skillshare can help you take things to the next level. If you're one of the first 500 to use this link, you can also get started with 2 free months of unlimited learning (including Thomas' new Habit-Building class!) at Skillshare.com/geek. Brilliant: Accelerate your learning in math, science, and computer science. Start learning for free at Brilliant.org/CollegeInfoGeek — and if you’re one of the first 200 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Things mentioned in this episode: 5 Questions: Interruptions, Social Media Bios, and Reading Positions (Ep. 290) Ali Abdaal's How to Study for Exams course on Skillshare Working from Home: How to Plan Your Day Linus Tech Tips' Thinking of retiring video on YouTube Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page. You can also get a free copy of my book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades (While Studying Less), by staying up to date with the College Info Geek newsletter. Timestamps: 0:05:18 - Having long-term goals and not needing to impress people 0:14:52 - What have we been doing recently 0:23:34 - Sponsor: Skillshare (Learning new skills) 0:25:45 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:27:47 - What exactly is productivity 0:33:48 - Balancing work with your personal life 0:42:12 - Holding yourself accountable and picking up new hobbies 0:50:24 - Thinking you're not allowed to take a break 0:56:40 - Conclusion If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! It's easy, you'll get new episodes automatically, and it also helps the show gain exposure :) You can also leave a review!
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Denver, CO, USA
Episode Count
314
Podcast Count
1
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1 week, 5 days