Clarity beats accuracy

Quantum Physics for 7 Year Olds
Dominic Walliman
TEDxEastVan
May 24, 2016
In this lighthearted talk Dominic Walliman gives us four guiding principles for easy science communication and unravels the myth that quantum physics is difficult to understand, it’s all in how it’s explained.

11:20
1. Start off in the right place. Everyone has a different background, everyone has a different set of knowledge …
12:15
2. Don’t go too far down the rabbit hole.
12:48
3. Clarity beats accuracy

4. Explain what you think is cool

related:
http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2016/10/17/498218201/do-we-need-scientific-idioms-for-everyday-experience

Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A. P. W. B. Dumbledore
in:
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Albus_Dumbledore

https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2018/06/02/one-concept-in-5-levels-of-difficulty

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