Problems gain (or lose) interestingness as their context and scale changes. Take teaching a kids to read as an example. It’s almost inevitable that a… Read More »The Onion (3): exemplar interesting problem – learning to read
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My first post about The Onion looked at interesting problems as systems of networked sub-problems, and suggested that our solutions will mirror this structure. The… Read More »The Onion (2): a model for solving interesting problems
This post is a sketch of a way of thinking about how problems work, and what we need to do to make our solutions (“the… Read More »The Onion (1): understanding interesting problems
This is part of a series thinking through the different layers involved in solving real-world problems. It’s a sketch of ideas in process, and not… Read More »Nested problems, nested solutions (3): theoretical problems
I’ve posted about nested problems before as The Wrapper, and The Onion (1), (2), (3), (4). It helps to begin by defining “problem”. A problem… Read More »Nested problems, nested solutions (1): what’s your problem?