Friday, December 19, 2008

r = x + y

r = x + y

r = research
x = depth in existing knowledge
y = new knowledge

Waiting until mastering all existing knowledge on a subject before creating new knowledge is probably going to miss the train. Creating new knowledge without mastering existing knowledge is probably going to result in duplicate efforts and to lack depth. The challenge is to find the right balance!

(The equation is extracted from here)

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