How I Spent My Monday Morning

 

Monday Morning Project

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Today is Monday, right?

I spent my morning staring at some numbers.  A few years ago, a friend of mine had a certain conversion table committed to memory.  He wasn’t doing an operation mentally; there was no multiplying or subtracting, which I hate.  Instead, he said he had memorized it one day in an airport lounge during a layover.  I was dazzled by this talent.  Dazzled.

I thought, if he can do it, then I can do it.  So I started trying to commit the table to memory, because if my friend could do it, I can do it too, right?  Well, I’m almost there.  But in the mean time, I discovered this shortcut.  Click through to see the complete slide show.