I agree with your comment on what makes a good tutorial. Before somebody teaches me how to do something, I want to know what it will do for me so that I have the drive to learn.

Take as an example matrices and eigenvalues/vectors. Standard maths tutorials will teach you how to do it, with obtaining the correct result being the driver for learning (only pure maths brains find this to be enough). Adding in the abstract concepts of quantum physics doesn’t help things much.

BUT applying them as a tool for 3D projection and pattern recognition, then surely most “students” would find this enough of a driver to learn.

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