Inversion: Working Backwards to Solve Problems

Inversion is an interesting way to relook a problem by turning it upside down. Inversion is immensely helpful when you are stuck and there’s no way to move forward. It forces you look at a difficult problem backwards, or from a completely new perspective.For example, rather than asking,…

False Choice: Should You Optimise For Speed Or Quality?

“It’s either this, or war.”When a politician says something like this, people go crazy. “War?! OMG! if those are our only choices everyone better get onboard with whatever this is, pronto!”In the above quote, “this” is usually a proxy to get anything accepted, no matter how absurd,…