What: Machine Learning
Setting Objectives Can Block Their Achievement
Fascinating talk by Kenneth Stanley on our society’s obsession with setting objectives and how this stunts our creativity. Some points:
You can only discover new things by not looking for them. The path to success is through not trying to succeed. To achieve our highest goals we must be willing to abandon them. It is in your interest that others do not follow the path you think is right (they will lay the stepping stones for your greatest discoveries).