Monday, September 28, 2009

No calibration without feedback

Saturday, September 26, 2009

What is the richest, highest density communication available to you?
How to communicate Gestalts without a shared lexicon?

Friday, September 25, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009
Conversation is the exchange of percepts not sensory data. All information is mediated.
What do you say when your lexicon cannot readily express your meaning? Do you approximate? Is satisficing possible in the domain of semantics?
Low trust environments are high friction environments that are effectively unworkable
The scientific method can generate no hypotheses....
Working Less Means Working Better, Says Study [Office Culture] (

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

google: Cool new Trendsmap shows you where Twitter trends are - (via @googlemaps, @mpegg) (
Synaptic exchange as an endpoint of genetic coding as a template of information-architecture---terminal-effector
Redundancy is risk mitigation
Transclusion as an argument for the utility of autism in digital computation
"always one thought too many"
Magic, Magic everywhere and not a...
relativism, taboo and mystery...
Self-calibration as routine housekeeping
Wanted H. sapiens brain manual, used or new.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Where phenotype suggest one species and genotype another, blueprint takes precedence over observed structure. In social relations will provable intent take precedence over observed behaviour? [Poor Skinner!]
Truth as Predator
I lose nothing and gain considerably in admitting wrong; self-deception has very limited utility
Life is not a zero-sum game
Relationships subsume all reasons

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Frustration Exasperation & Disappointment are features of Expectation
Watching someone die is many lessons in helplessness

Monday, September 07, 2009

To be possessed of a universal physics in the stone age must be an almost unendurable frustration

Sunday, September 06, 2009

“Has anyone you know ever been ritually mutilated because they were seen reading a book?”

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Humanity as hyper-Hydra
Virtuality promises eternity in each instant. Eternity is not sufficient...
"At 20 I was shocked and disappointed by my parents' unmitigated ignorance. At 25 I was amazed at how much they'd learnt in a scant 5 years!"
Measure twice, cut once

Friday, September 04, 2009

Casting pearls before swine harms neither the pearls nor the swine; the value of pearls lies elsewhere...