Hi šŸ‘‹šŸ¼, Iā€™m Ross.

I am a web designer and developer, but I also love to read and write about the things I'm learning. This website is kind of like a digital garden that is constantly watered by a river of knowledge. Check out my recent notes to see what I'm learning, book summaries of the books I'm reading, and the latest web projects I'm working on. Cheers!

Recent Notes

What do you do for a living?

When others ask this question, they usually want to know what my day job is. What do I do each day after I punch my time card? I usually oblige and give a brief answer. I am a web designer.  But inside, I immediately revert to my Sesame Street watching self and hear Elmo ask…

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Books don’t work

Books and lectures don’t work. We can know this anecdotally because of the many books and lectures we read or attend that fly out the window of our memory immediately. Research also backs this up. These medium don’t work because they do not take into account any theory of learning. It takes more than a…

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The Seventy Faces

In the Jewish rabbinic tradition, the rabbis talk about how the Torah has seventy faces. This means there are a plurality of different interpretations. So reading the scripture might require multiple readings to discover all of the various faces, or perspectives. Often within the Jewish commentary, commentators might even hold opposing views on the same…

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