The Curse of Knowledge

The Curse of Knowledge

TIL the phrase "The Curse of Knowledge" from a 10-year old article by that name. The article focuses on leadership, discussing how executives tend to summarize years of knowledge and experience into vague goals like "achieve customer delight" and "unlock value". While they may understand intuitively what concrete steps will

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Building a Model 4-Stroke Internal Combustion Engine (your car explodes gas 50x a second, how cool is that?!)

Building a Model 4-Stroke Internal Combustion Engine (your car explodes gas 50x a second, how cool is that?!)

Garage sales are great for finding random, interesting things to do with the kids, usually for dirt cheap. Last summer, I found this “Smithsonian Motor-Works” set for $5, which I figured was a steal. Once built, it’s supposed to model a 4-stroke internal combustion engine. I’d shelved it

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