Total efficiency constrains us. We become super invested in maintaining the status quo because that is where we excel. Innovation is a threat. Change is terrifying. Being perfect at something is dangerous if it’s the only thing you can do.
Who said multitasking is wrong.
Tim Harford shares great examples of creators, scientists and artists who used working on multiple projects to achieve things we know them for.
Just imagine spending 44yrs to write a book. Darwin did it.
Interview with John Gruber on history of markdown, writing and podcasting.
Origins of markdown start at around min 11:00.