There are three kinds of research:
I ascribe to a use-inspired basic research, because I seek a fundamental understanding of nature so that I could solve immediate problems.
To apply a use-inspired basic research in My life plan, I need to do two things:
- Generate insight through creating prototypes (Some life prototypes).
- Develop ideas far enough that they become “obvious”.
- What does the last point mean? Create a new note for it.
Matuschak, A. 2020. Reflections on 2020 as an independent researcher. https://andymatuschak.org/2020/
“Pasteur’s quadrant.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pasteur%27s_quadrant