If you want to be a Pretty Good Problem Solver, you need to avoid the trap of depending too much on your memory.
It is worth repeating here, that if you learn to simply write stuff down, you will quickly become notable as a better problem-solver than most of those competing with you. The sin… https://prettygoodproblemsolver.com/blog/memory/
Technical folks are often driven by a strong desire to show-off their unique skills.
There is an old joke that half of all emergency room visits are preceded by the words, “Hey guys, watch this!”
Likewise, I think that about half of all technological progress co… https://prettygoodproblemsolver.com/blog/safety/