Working at the terminal
The structured nature of the Johnny.Decimal numbering system lets you move to any folder with the minimum number of keystrokes using tab completion.
At each level, you know with certainty that there will be no conflicting items.
Script your way around
Easier still, use a simple bash script to change to any directory immediately. Put this in your .bashrc (plain text version here).
And now change to any directory with
Got any more?
I’d love to build a collection of useful scripts here. Send me yours and I’ll create a repository.