[svlug] Mindset book: was qtparted-0.5.0 missing something still...

Akkana Peck akkana at shallowsky.com
Mon Nov 30 10:15:03 PST 2015


Steve Litt writes:
> URL = http://mindsetonline.com/whatisit/about/index.html
> 
> According to the preceding web page, this book shares a lot in common
> with my troubleshooting courseware and books. The very foundation of
> the mindset I teach involves:
> 
> * It's not how smart you are, it's how you operate your brain.
> * It's not how much you know, it's how you organize your knowledge.
> * Don't try to fix it, just try to narrow it down.

One related point that I always try to stress:

* Don't be afraid! If you're not afraid to poke around and try
  things, you can fix stuff even if you don't really understand it
  (and eventually you *will* understand it).

> It's a *remarkably* difficult point to get across.

Yep.

        ...Akkana



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