Posted: February 11th, 2023
“If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions”. ~ Albert Einstein”We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them”. ~ Albert Einstein”If you get stuck, get away from your desk. Take a walk, take a bath, go to sleep, make a pie, draw, listen to music, meditate, exercise; whatever you do, don’t just stick there scowling at the problem. But don’t make telephone calls or go to a party; if you do, other people’s words will pour in where your lost words should be. Open a gap for them, create a space. Be patient.” [The Guardian, 25 February 2010] ~ Hilary Mantel”We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right – one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, everyone pitching in.” ~ Atul Gawande, Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance”Solving a problem for which you know there’s an answer is like climbing a mountain with a guide, along a trail someone else has laid. In mathematics, the truth is somewhere out there in a place no one knows, beyond all the beaten paths. And it’s not always at the top of the mountain. It might be in a crack on the smoothest cliff or somewhere deep in the valley.” ~ Y?ko Ogawa, The Housekeeper and the ProfessorLet’s discuss:Pick at least one quote that really stood out to you.Why do you find this quote meaningful? Does it match what we are learning in this course? How?no word limit, APA format
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