Elon Musk at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California on March 17, 2015.
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May 25, 2015 7:00 AM EDT

Elon Musk recently did an AMA on reddit. Here are three question-and-response pairs that I enjoyed, including how to build knowledge.

He knows how to say I don’t know.

Everyone has that one teacher…

Finally, his answer on building knowledge reminds me of The Five Elements of Effective Thinking and the latticework of mental models.

Follow your curiosity to Elon Musk Recommends 12 Books.

This piece originally appeared on Farnam Street.

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