#20: Q&A with Andy Liu, Curse of knowledge, …

When talking to others, the person assumes that the other person has enough expertise to understand what they are saying. I think everyone has experienced this bias: when experienced teachers talk to students when a young(er) person tries to explain to their parent how to set up their new iPhone (my problem 🙃) when a person who is very involved in (new) tech world talks to friends who are not in tech (also my problem 😜). I also have experienced this multiple times when talking to my machine-learning friends, or who are deep into macroeconomics, and so on. I am not stupid, but at some point, I am just losing the thread 😂 It’s like they speak a different language. Keep this in mind, when communicating with others.

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