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what techniques Musk used to learn so much so incredibly fast. "I know you've read a lot of books and you hire a lot of smart people and soak up what they know, but you have to acknowledge you seem to have found a way to pack more knowledge into your head than nearly anyone else alive," writes the curious questioner. "How are you so good at it?"
2017/08/25 08:33
"I think most people can learn a lot more than they think they can. They sell themselves short without trying," he insists.
2017/08/25 08:33
view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree -- make sure you understand the fundamental principles, i.e. the trunk and big branches, before you get into the leaves/details or there is nothing for them to hang on to."
2017/08/25 08:34
Trying to master advanced details of a subject before you nail the fundamentals just produces confusion
2017/08/25 08:35
if you want to learn faster, heed the advice of Musk and be strategic. Don't rush into more advanced material --
2017/08/25 08:35