The ratio of the output to the input of a system.

Something with high efficiency is something that produces a large amount of output given a small amount of input.

How much do I produce? How much do I consume?

Production and consumption both depend on the context.

Production can come in the form of many things: lines of code tested, paragraphs written, blades of grass mowed, puzzle pieces placed, achievements earned, mechanical work produced, ideas formed, etc.

Consumption can be food intake, of course. But it also can be related to how much information you take in, or how much time you spent on something, or how many goods you purchased.

High efficiency reminds me of Occam’s Razor: “entities must not be multiplied beyond necessity.”

Or in other words, if you can produce the same result with less “entities”, you should.

Be highly efficient.

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