Blog for LearnObit

Sungho Yahng

Why even I don't use LearnObit on a daily basis

The most common problem in SR programs is that someday the user will neglect using it, and the amount of learning will accumulate until the user becomes overwhelmed by the amount of knowledge they need to learn. However, even if a large amount of know...

Recent Changes

I tweak LO often, but I think the recent changes are particularly significant, even though they're not huge feature upgrades. These are the tweaks for user onboarding and Memorizing parts. For user onboarding, I even made the Playground, but I realiz...

Featured On Hacker News

Now you can officially say that LearnObit is cool, because it was featured on Hacker News. The traffic before being featured on HN was miserable. Actually, it was one per day. After being featured, the number of visitors per day rose to 5,0...

Introduce My Home

I don't think this post is related to LearnObit. It's just a post to be personal. Almost everything in my room is in this picture. I live in sort of a tiny home, and this one room is all of my space. Toilets and showers are shared with others. I h...

About Pricing

For now, LearnObit is free-to-use. However, this is a commercial project and I have to make a living with it (otherwise I'll starve). I will likely do this through a subscription model, because I don't have any other options (maybe another option ...

Why is it different from other spaced repetition software (i.e. Anki)?

This is so important that there are short and long articles. This is the short version. The long version can be found here. There is an old, tried-and-tested learning algorithm called SR (Spaced Repetition) (The algorithm used to determine when to sho...

Roadmap

Currently, LearnObit is still an unfinished product.I'm trying to build an Integrated Learning Environment that could be used for broad application. The current implementation as a small entry point for that goal is to combine Spaced Repetition, which ...

I will not disappear

Many new things disappear into obscurity. That’s the understandable reason why people don’t pay attention to new things. And because LearnObit is a new thing, you may be worried that this may disappear too. But that won’t be LearnObit’s fate. At least ...

Frequently Said Things

I launched LO late-January, 2020. After the first launch, most people's reaction was "Something just doesn't work." And a little later, most people's reaction was "It's so complicated that I can't figure it out." Then people started talking about othe...

New feature launched: The Spreadsheet In the Tree

I had three features in mind that the app should have for me to call LO the beta version. And the first of these features has been released now The Spreadsheet In the Tree! This is ironic because the goal of LO is going beyond just learning simple f...