About three years ago I felt like a beginner again. After spending most of 2013 researching and writing about ARCHICAD (and moving around the country and taking care of my family), I finally started doing a live project. When one uses ARCHICAD to research, test, and record videos, it is a bit different from working on a live project. Some shortcuts aren’t touched. Certain tools and options aren’t used that often. And in general the flow of the work is drastically different. I found myself in a weird situation. My conscious brain had forgotten so much—what many of my shortcuts were, where a few menu items resided. I could find everything by exploring but my active knowledge had atrophied. What was curious was that my unconscious brain remembered everything. I could work and,…

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