This idea discussed here was how to become a master at anything in a very fast way.
In the Shu-Ha-Ri paradigm, how to get to Ri level quickly? By let your brain do what it does best: pattern matching, i.e. absorbing knowledge by the unconscious part of the brain (like a child learns a language) and make it instinctive so one doesn’t have to think much, sparing our limited cognitive resources for what really matters.
Kathy Sierra – Making badass developers
Robert Greene – Mastery
Sandro Mancuso – The Software Craftman