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The amazing Richard Feynman and his approach to problems

I’m fascinated by Richard Feynman.  Particularly by his perspective on problems.  Feynman is known for his involvement in the Manhattan Project and winning the Noble Prize for his work on quantum physics.   When Feynman was asked to join the Manhattan Project, he was only 22 years old.  Here, he joined some of the world’s …

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Lillian Gilbreth, Organizational Psychology, and Industrial Management

The study of organizational psychology and industrial engineering is all about optimization. It’s about improving industrial efficiency by removing unnecessary complexity, simplifying tasks, and improving conditions for workers. Lillian Gilbreth (1878‐1972) was from Oakland CA, and she grew up a shy girl who excelled academically and went to college to obtain a masters and a …

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