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I Think It’s Time to Give Up My Duolingo Streak

I have a confession: I’ve been half-assing for a while now.

It’s a lie. All of it.

Back in 2019, I wrote a piece for the New York Times in which I discussed how apps like Duolingo can help, and how they can’t. My credentials to make such an authoritative claim? I had a Duolingo streak of over 500 days.




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Eric Ravenscraft

Eric Ravenscraft

Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.

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