How to Explain Complex Ideas (Like Tech) to Those Who Donít Understand

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Re: How to Explain Complex Ideas (Like Tech) to Those Who Donít Understand

Posted 10 February 2014 - 02:21 AM

I'm fairly sure they can't sue you for that? Surely?

You were using similes and metaphorical love children...

If that's worthy of being sued... I'm not sure humanity is going in a direction I like.
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Posted 11 February 2014 - 01:15 PM

Did we just find the person analogies don't work for?
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Re: How to Explain Complex Ideas (Like Tech) to Those Who Donít Understand

Posted 11 February 2014 - 01:22 PM

Ha.. well it's more like getting the right analogy. I mean "I can teach Japanese to a monkey in 46 hours. They key is just finding a way to relate to the material."

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Re: How to Explain Complex Ideas (Like Tech) to Those Who Donít Understand

Posted 11 February 2014 - 02:32 PM

View Postlordofduct, on 11 February 2014 - 03:15 PM, said:

Did we just find the person analogies don't work for?


That's like finding a needle in a haystack.
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Re: How to Explain Complex Ideas (Like Tech) to Those Who Donít Understand

Posted 11 February 2014 - 02:44 PM

Did you mean to say "needle in a needle stack?"
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