Three levels of using tools

  • Passive consuming Watching TV. Reading manga. Reading news.

  • Understanding Reading math/science textbooks. Learning about economics. Studying how-tos.

  • Active consuming Playing games. Discussions on forums. Posting pictures.

  • Exploring Posing and solving your own math problems. Creating an economic model to prove/disprove a hypothesis. Putting together knowns to come to a hitherto unknown conclusion.

  • Creating Make software. Draw a picture. Write a story/article.