How to Understand Things

In this episode, we discuss Nabeel Qureshi's recent blog post "How to Understand Things". We go through the post's main points, and talk about our own experiences of learning and understanding things, from school to university to today.

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Links:
1. How to Understand Things — the blog post by Nabeel Qureshi that we discuss for most of the episode
2. Learn by exploration, then by theory — blog post by Taimur
3. Thinking at the right level of abstraction — blog post by Taimur
4. Constructionism and the Future of Learning — blog post by Taimur

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Not Overthinking is a podcast about happiness, creativity, and the human condition. We talk about things to help us think, do, and be better. Things like social interaction, lifestyle design, mental models... Things that are hard to examine, but important to explore. And hopefully, things that make for a fun and interesting chat every week.

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