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The First Thing You Do When You Sit Down At The Computer

What’s the first thing you do?  Check your email?  See who needs you?  Whose problems need solving?  Maybe you “warm your brain up” by checking news, or gossip, or sports, or playing a game. (hint: you’re really warming your brain … Continue reading

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Curiosity, or How Elon Musk Thinks

ELON MUSK: I think, generally, their {other people’s} thinking process is too bound by convention or analogy to prior experiences.  So it’s very rare that people try to think of something on a first principles basis. They’ll say, “We’ll do … Continue reading

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