Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Episode 44: It Really Is That Simple

With a world full of complexities like GDPR, social media algorithms, artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and how many licks it takes to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop*, simplicity is your friend.

There's a unmet need for people who are able to take the complex and make it simple. And there's great talent in people who can make you feel like you've known it all along, without making you feel stupid.

This episode is a look inside the human mind – what causes us reflexively make things more complicated than they are, and why we're wistful for the past.

*Three. The answer is three licks.

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ImageBoy Blowing Soap Bubbles. Allegory on the Transitoriness and the Brevity of Life by Karel Dujardin, 1663 (public domain, Wikimedia Commons)

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