It’s complicated… New book blog: ‘The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering’ by Sanjoy Mahajan

In an age when it’s so easy to answer pretty much any question with a reference to the internet, being able to make an accurate educated guess off the top of your head is becoming an impressive skill. The secret, according to Sanjoy Mahajan, is to think like a human and not try to approach a problem like a machine. Whereas computers can cope with an amount of data that would overwhelm the average person, our advantage lies in being able to forget about absolute precision and instead use our insight to connect seemingly disparate bits of information into a … Continue reading It’s complicated… New book blog: ‘The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering’ by Sanjoy Mahajan