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I’d like to share with you a section from the famous book on software creation (and creation generally): The Mythical Man Month, by Fredrick Brooks. Why? This particular section is a proud example of our habit, as a species, of letting our tools dampen and simplify our thinking, rather than taking the time to build tools that are ideisomorphic—that is, sensitive enough to represent human thought—or even to build tools that actually expand the compass of cognition.
The Internet may be our finest tool for inculcating the highest values in ourselves—but before cultivation comes freedom.
Be well, enjoy 2021, and illegitimi non carborundum.
Kind Words is not a meditation game, but a kindness game for which meditation is the optimal strategy.
Having taught computers humanity, perhaps they can teach us good faith.
Most people are stunningly irrational; falsifiability is a test and a tool that helps us to hew away unfounded mental models and leave behind what works (for now).
Less is more?
Unity2020 wants to outflank the Democrat vs Republican system; if it works it would be a first, but the USA is a nation of firsts.
Blog comments have declined over the years, and I think that this has hurt our discourse. I request your comments!