In my article on the Future of Spaced Repetition I wrote that there are hardly any examples of people using spaced repetition to accelerate their creative work. In this article I want to explore the main reason that this may be the case: lack of social proof.
I believe the primary reason that spaced repetition has not seen widespread adoption in creative domains is that there is a lack of social proof.
This reason is one of the major drivers behind my interest in public learning.
I seriously believe that if there was a larger community of people on social media vlogging and writing about using spaced repetition to help them pursue meaningful creative goals, this would not only accelerate the adoption of spaced repetition in creative domains, but may also help with some of the difficulties [Andy Matuschak] outlined in [our interview with him] regarding the ideal training for knowledge workers:
The first question I asked Andy in the interview was related to a note he shared in his working notes entitled: