Enter the Forest at its Darkest Point


Why 1: because that’s your maximal learning potential

Why 2: because it’s uniquely for you. Trails are made by others. Only you can perceive this darkness. For others, the darkest point will be elsewhere.

Application to software and product: Attack the hardest problem first. If you can’t solve the hardest problem, you’ll have to redo the whole thing. In other words, aim towards the maximal unknownness.