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Apr 25, 2013
Intuition is what helps you play pool.

Analysis - Measure the positions of the balls, calculate the angles, etc.

Guess - Hit the ball as hard as you can in a random direction.

Intuition - Ability to pot a ball, with a reasonable degree of certainty, without getting the ruler and the calculator out.
It requires a bit of practice too. But then the same can be said with intuition, it needs experience.
Apr 24, 2013
Difference between intuition and guessing is simple. Guessing is when you have no information. Intuition is when you have 0<N<1 bits of information available (i.e. fractional information). And certainty is when you have M>= 1 bits of information.

Answered like a true electrical engineer :)
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Apr 24, 2013
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
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Apr 24, 2013
If you have accumulated a buncha chips over in your corner of the table, you can afford to take a few shots in the dark because things are going your way, right?
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Apr 24, 2013
Dogbert doesn’t like intuition.
Five slimy words out of his mouth and my trained intuition is screaming RUN.

Every time I ignore my intuition in favor of logic and facts, I get ripped off. Usually it happens at the hands of a sales weasel.

Words that set off my Intuition meter: Opportunity, Exclusive, Money Making, Trust me, Investment, Life changing, Improved, Must-have, Unique…
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