Subconscious Problem Solving

Years ago, I watched a video about a 14-year old prodigy programmer that dreams in code”. He mentioned in the video that in his sleep he would dream of the solutions to programming problems he was working on.

I watched this video years ago when I was a teenager and I thought it was a bit silly.

But now, I find myself using the same technique. When I’m working on a problem set or assignment for school and I get stumped on a problem. Maybe I’ll go for a walk, or sleep on it. I’ll let my subconscious work on it.

June 25, 2020

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