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    @coffeeandjunk | Abhishek Chakraborty | 3/19/20 | 5 min
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    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this week
      4 months ago

      When you learn something, learn its concept, not just its name. Then explain it in simple words so that even a 10 year old can understand.

      Is this where the concept of ELI5 (explain like I'm 5) came from? Brilliant.

    • jbuchana
      Scout
      4 months ago

      Feynman is one of my favorites. I clearly remember the first time I read the "Energy makes it go." story. His father reminds me of my father, especially the "Martian" story.

      • Pegeen4 months ago

        I so enjoyed this article that I Googled Feynman. And I got to hear him speak and what a delight, what an inspiration! You are lucky to have had a father like him. You have that same curiosity! Thanks so much for turning me on to this - wonderful!

    • Pegeen4 months ago

      Love this analogy: “Otherwise, it’s like having a belly-full meal that has been chewed but not digested, and hence can not nourish us.” The Feynman Technique is a great way to actually learn beyond just naming something. Really interesting.

    • Florian
      Reading streakScribe
      4 months ago

      Oh wow, this was surprising. Loved reading this. So much inspiration.

    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      4 months ago

      Great article about being inquisitive and wanting to learn how things work.

    • SEnkey
      ScoutScribe
      4 months ago

      Loved this article! Jargon vs real knowledge.