Friday Takeaway #1

Elon Muskโ€™s Secret Weapon: A Beginnerโ€™s Guide to First Principles

… rather than taking what already exists as the basis of our thinking, we break the problem down to its most fundamental truths and examine each piece. Even though a problem has already been solved, we start from the problemโ€™s most basic elements to reexamine whether a better solution might be possible.

http://blog.microlancer.com/elon-musks-greatest-weapon-laymans-guide-first-principles/

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