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Some low-tech ways to get more ideas

So on Tuesday, I saw this tweet from David MacIver:

What are some good low tech devices for intelligence expansion? Current list I have:

* Pencil and paper
* Cards/dice
* A second person

“Intelligence expansion” is a phrase that here means “anything you can use to understand things or solve problems that would be hard with an unaided brain”.

I wanted to reply, but I have more to say than will fit in 140 characters. So instead, in blog post form, here are my low-tech suggestions for tackling tricky topics. This isn’t everything you could try, but these are the techniques I’ve found work best for me.

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