@azaza tells the story of how the English Channel was crossed on a man-powered machine by firstly solving the problem of how to iterate quickly and try thousands of differently configured aircraft. Thanks to @mootpointer for this one.

To wit:

If the problem you are trying to solve involves creating a magnum opus, you are solving the wrong problem.

http://www.azarask.in/blog/post/the-wrong-problem/

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