Getting Smarter

Getting Smarter

7 Principles to Improve Yourself with MacOS®

About the Book

You spend many hours a week processing new information—articles, blog posts, books, screencasts, videos, lectures, meetings, etc.  Can you easily remember and apply the most precious knowledge gems you have encountered? 

This book is loaded with screencasts that demonstrate how to assess, select, organize, master and apply knowledge gems. You will improve how you manage your cognitive projects. You will take ownership of your cognitive life.

The seven principles in this book will help you use knowledge and MacOS® to become a smarter, more effective person.

This book is based on Luc P. Beaudoin's first book, Cognitive Productivity: Using Knowledge to Become Profoundly Effective

About the Authors

Luc P. Beaudoin
Luc P. Beaudoin

Luc specializes in macOS-based cognitive productivity, emotions, sleep onset and insomnolence. He is the author of Cognitive Productivity books. His work has been featured in Forbes Magazine, Inc., The New York Times, The Guardian, Lifehacker, The International Business Times of London, O'Magazines, Women's Health, CBC, etc. 

Luc is co-founder and lead designer of CogSci Apps (which invents cognitive productivity software including Hookmark (for macOS) and mySleepButton), founder of CogZest (cognitive productivity publications and training), and Adjunct Professor of  Education at Simon Fraser University. He has a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science (School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham) and undergrad in psychology. He was a first-round employee of two of Canada's most highly-valued tech startups (Abatis Systems and Tundra Semiconductor). He was previously Assistant Professor of Military Psychology and Leadership at the Royal Military College of Canada. 

This eclectic combination of R&D experience led Luc to a new mission in 2001: to help smart people use knowledge and technology to become more effective. To this end, he extends and applies integrative design-oriented cognitive science

Luc's book which has long been in progress is Discontinuities: Love, Art, Mind. His next two books will be on sleep and emotions.

Luc is based in Metro-Vancouver, British Columbia. Still not satisfied? You can read more about him here. And check-out the 

Hookmark user forum.

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