This had me wondering if a way of thinking about ‘lookup tables’ is the collection of ideas and values that we reference each and every day? As with different applications, maybe there are those whose foundations are more visible and obvious that others? As Ben Werdmuller suggests,
We’ve all got red lines. They’re ours alone to draw.
Responding to a request for advice via blog post, instead of email.
Your reactions tell people more about your character than your actions
When all is said and done, the person who holds you back the most in your life and career is… you
Once you’ve got that PhD or have worked for Google, people aren’t asking for ‘three years project management experience’, and the like.
Perhaps I’m becoming middle-aged, but it seems that a lot of the problems with today’s society is that people don’t stand for anything other than individualism and whatever late-stage capitalism can offer them.
There’s a reason I travel so much. It’s to meet new people, be exposed to ideas that might not always be shared online, and to experience places that open my mind. These days, we gain a competitive advantage by connecting the dots in new and novel ways. That depends, of course, on knowing where the dots are.