Yak Tack II

Remember words through spaced repetition.

People around the world have used Yak Tack to remember 1000's of words with our spaced-repetition technique. Now, you can follow people to discover new words, and you can translate words into another language to make it easier to learn English.
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Logo still looks like a naked person from behind with long hair and hands outstretched toward the air... can't unsee it.
@mattholsinger Yeah.... I just see a naked person...
Yep. You made the same comment last year. What about the product? Did you try it out? What are your thoughts?
@jgrahamthomas That's why I said "still"; I was hoping it would have been... rectalfied... :)
Really into the idea! One way I was taught words from a math or science background was to learn origins or etymologies of words and piece them together. I wonder if there is some type of linguistics, word origin, or etymology api that can be tapped into that would give the user more context to the words they’re learning.
@jonzfisher I actually have etymology data through the dictionary endpoints I integrate with. I’m trying to keep things simple and reduce the amount of information I’m throwing at people. But perhaps there’s a simple way I could bring in that kind of information.
Since we launched last summer, I noticed two problems I wanted to solve. First, other people were discovering and remembering interesting words. But I had no way to discover those people on Yak Tack. So, I built a follow feature to make it easier for people to share words they're tacking with each other. Here's what I'm tacking, for example: https://yaktack.com/people/jt. If you sign up you can follow me and find words I'm tacking on the Yak Tack front page. Next, people from around the world started using Yak Tack to learn English. I wanted to make it easier for them to remember English words, so I added a feature that allows people to translate English words into their native language, then tack that word in that language. Here's the definition of "aplomb" in Japanese, for example: https://yaktack.com/words/aplomb/ja. Our mission is to help people remember words through a basic spaced-repetition technique. Questions/doubts/trials/tribulations/ideas? Let me know!
Also, people have been asking, and here are a few of my favorite words: obsequious (https://yaktack.com/words/obsequ... obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree. anachronism (https://yaktack.com/words/anachr... a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned [you see anachronisms in movies a lot] petrichor (https://yaktack.com/words/petric... a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather.
Are you able to alter the queue?
@irresistibl No, but that is an interesting idea. Let me see what I can do.