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Teach to Learn

Greetings all. I am following Robin Wood's (@digininja) recent Twitter advice about using one's blog as a learning tool. I find that I struggle to retain much of what I have read - I love InfoSec, but I'm afraid that much of the reading material is a bit... well... boring. I am currently reading Windows Internals Part 1  in an effort to better understand how the Windows OS works under the hood. Unfortunately, as I sit in the lobby of a hotel in Kansas City, I find that my mind wonders when I  try to digest this information (there is some excellent mariachi music playing on the overhead). To combat this, I am going to take some advice that I once encouraged others to take. I'm a former high school teacher and as such I always used to tell my students to write down what they were learning as a way of forcing themselves to engage with the content. Rather than just taking notes and blindly parroting (plagiarizing?) the material however, I encouraged them to write it out