Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank

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Lifelong gamer and Nintendo fanboy Martin started this year with the unthinkable: an entire month without video games. We talk about what he learned. Full show notes This week’s episode is sponsored by: 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 83 people to use this link, you’ll also get 20% off your subscription. Audible: Get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial by going to audible.com/CIG or texting “CIG” to 500-500 on your phone. Things mentioned in this episode: Unity Can We Do Anything About Burnout? (Ep. 247) Children of Time, by Adrian Tchaikovsky Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, by Greg McKeown Game Quitters on YouTube Game Quitters' Hobby Tool Buying vs. Renting a Home: What’s the Smartest Choice? (Ep. 248) Freshly How to Create a Study Space in Your Room 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: 0:02:25 - Why Martin decided to take a break from gaming 0:07:03 - Benefits of quitting video games for a while 0:17:34 - Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills) 0:19:59 - Sponsor: Audible (Listening to audiobooks) 0:25:15 - How Martin changed his setup and whether he'll stick with it 0:33:11 - Struggling with video game addiction and too many hobbies 0:39:57 - 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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February 6, 2019