How Smart People ThinkI love watching smart people think about the world. I love hearing the semantic phrases and seeing the subtle expressions that the world’s…
I love watching smart people think about the world. I love hearing the semantic phrases and seeing the subtle expressions that the world’s brightest minds use to convey their thoughts.
This talk, by Elon Musk, is a great way to gain insight into how he thinks:
Compare that to Musk in 1999, you get a completely different view:
Regardless of your opinion of Musk and his beliefs, I think there is a ton to learn from understanding people, specifically the way really smart and successful people make decisions.
We are all just human after all.
I am a proponent of the idea that people are at the core of humanity. Especially in the tech world, it is paramount to spend a purposeful amount of time understanding and learning about how humans operate. Empathy, in that regard, is crucial to thriving in this world.
Originally published at gonen.blog.
Exported from Medium on February 17, 2018.