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  1. May 2020
    1. A multidisciplinary approach is powerful as it enhances decision-making, pattern recognition, and creativity. Inversely, it also mitigates blind spots – and all mistakes come from blind spots.

      Richard Hamming's Learning to Learn has been one of the most impactful books I've ever read. He argues that becoming multidisciplinary also helps one acquire the "jargon" one needs to be able to communicate effectively with others. He says, "One major step you must do, and I want to emphasize this, is to make the effort to master their jargon. Every field seems to have its special jargon, one which tends to obscure what is going on from the outsider-and also, at times, from the insiders!" (https://blas.com/learning-to-learn/)