A napkin drawing is a rough sketch drawn to effectively communicate an idea. It is called a napkin drawing or a back-of-the-envelope sketch because it can be done anywhere. Carl Richard’s napkin drawings are famous and he is an inspiration for me to attempt the same.
A visual representation of a complex fact can be quite convincing. The ideal napkin drawing requires zero context. Unfortunately, mine is nowhere near that good. So permit to offer a sentence or two in explanation. This is my third attempt.
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Here are my previous two attempts
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