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Hyper Exposure

Hyper Exposure

Four pieces of my life aligned recently that kept 17th century western Europe at the forefront of my imagination: Versailles on Netflix, following Louis XIV early in his reign as he moved the French court from Paris to Versailles and built a palace there Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson, about the…
Abundance Game

Abundance Game

We are talking about Survivorship Bias. That we only see the ones that survive, and we do not see the potentially magnitudes-greater number of the ones that die. The most famous example is of the WW2 fighter planes that survived, with certain parts showing significant damage; instead of beefing up…

Freeform Coding

I’ve been thinking of a new text editing / interactive development environment concept. It is somewhat inspired by OneNote, which I just had to Google and see what it was like. Side note: Microsoft (actually many tech companies) are really into using real-life people doing real-life things as backdrops for…