Ridwan Sanusi - Interaction Designer

Working as an experience designer at Amazon. This is a daily journal including notes and quotes from recent readings.

June 20, 2021

Advice for Young Scientists—and Curious People in General

“I cannot give any scientist of any age better advice than this: the intensity of the conviction that a hypothesis is true has no bearing of whether it is true or not.”

Richard Feynman famously said, The first principle is that you must not fool yourself—and you are the easiest person to fool.” All scientists make mistakes sometimes. Medawar advises, when this happens, to issue a swift correction. To do so is far more respectable and beneficial for the field than trying to cover it up.”

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