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Why do games want to hold our hands so much?

I wish for the life of me that I could remember where I read/heard the following, but I’m at a loss until I remember and find the source, so if you know please let me know so I can properly credit them with the thought. 752 more words


Quantum Poetics: in search of poetry's elementary particles

This post was originally published in HARK Magazine’s blog.

A few years ago I was in Rome and I visited the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. 1,826 more words


Vernon Smith's Foreward to Propriety and Prosperity: New Studies on the Philosophy of Adam Smith

Here is the opening paragraph to Vernon’s Foreward to Propriety and Prosperity. I would urge anyone interested in situated cognition to read his superb  146 more words


I Bring My Creative Authority With Me, And I Take It With Me When I Leave

The topic of ‘me’ vs. ‘we’ comes up fairly regularly. I am fan of “I…” because there is skin in the game. Too often, I find people hide behind ‘us’ in order not to do anything or stand accountable. 283 more words

The Future Of Work

JANE JACOBS! How New York Became New York: A Love Letter to Jane Jacobs, Tucked Inside a Graphic Biography of Robert Moses | Brain Pickings


By that point, Moses has developed “such arrogance that he started to think himself irreplaceable.” Jacobs, on the other hand, operates with equal determination but from a deep place of humility and compassion for the citizen’s experience. 41 more words

The Front Page: Musing|scraplog

The writing on the wall #7 - location, location, location

Let’s for a moment put aside the discussion as to whether an investment by a law firm into premium real estate makes sense. Let’s assume that… 205 more words

General Musings

Complexity versus chaos

Another clip from David Colander and Roland Kupers’s Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society’s Problems from the Bottom Up – a nice description of how two often confused terms, complexity and chaos, differ and interrelate: 521 more words