Lambert Strether is an old-school blogger at Corrente.
Here’s the video of Rich Hickey’s classic experience report on “Hammock-Driven Development” (where development is solving problems).
When was the last time you thought about something for an entire hour? How about for a whole day? What do you think it takes to become confident in something you’ve never done before? How do you start doing that, and not feel incredibly at risk?
I can testify that when I’ve disciplined myself to sit and think, the return has been tremendous. Often, however, the tyranny of the urgent prevents this.