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"Contributing to the Flow of Misinformation" by Richard F. Yates

I use a few different platforms to spread the Primitive love around, but one service that I use in particular (a platform involving random movement through concepts facilitated by clicking a button, but in which there is no real control over what you will see next—a method I appreciate) has recently changed the way it categorizes items posted to its users. 1,014 more words


Categorization and potential

As students, we are asked – told – that we need to define What We’re Good At early on. Before we make our own academic choices, tests and teachers tell us our “aptitudes,” “intelligences” (if we’re going by… 409 more words


Book Titles are a Bitch

Well for me they are – I happily write and paint then people want to know what it is called and I have to think of a name – ‘My Book ‘or ‘A Painting’ not being considered adequate by most people!   280 more words


[ARTICLE] How a Mental Disorder Can Disappear from the World Overnight

It is tempting to think making categories is a straightforward scientific enterprise, and that debates will be clearly settled once we’ve amassed enough data. But the history of science shows this not to be the case.

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Modeling Search Behavior

Making information accessible is hard work. Certainly, there are new tools that can analyze massive amounts of data in order to bootstrap information management. However, there’s a point at which human expertise is required. 313 more words

So you tried, to believe in the castle made of sand

Am I a masochist for when I feel pain, I feel alive? Am I a narcissist when I talk about myself and see the world from my perspective? 1,566 more words


Confessions d'un Homo Faber. Pourquoi j'ai inventé #IEML

Le concepteur

J’ai saisi dès la fin des années 1970 que la cognition était une activité sociale et outillée par des technologies intellectuelles. Il ne faisait déjà aucun doute pour moi que les algorithmes allaient transformer le monde. 1,619 more words