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Cowen's First Law is self-refuting

The hyper-productive Tyler Cowen recently formulated his “first law” of logical argumentation as follows: “There is something wrong with everything (by which I mean there are few decisive or knockdown … arguments, and furthermore until you have found the major flaws in an argument, you do not understand it). 131 more words

Logical Fallacies


Scenes from my first week at the new job, in which our hero goes digital in a big way. And a word to the wise? Keyboard shortcuts are pretty dope, y’all.


How To Catch A Star

Forgive the spoiler, but here is the protagonist of How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers (HarperCollins, 2004), reading his own story in a comfortable armchair with the star he’s caught.


Dragon Loves Penguin

A quickie: Dragon Loves Penguin by Debi Gliori (Bloomsbury, 2013) is baby Bib’s bedtime story.

See also The Trouble With Dragons and Stormy Weather.


Tectonic Articulation

Bearing in mind the three dimensions of architecture task -organization, articulation, signification- and in an effort to create an structural autopoietic system that will offer new opportunities for architectural articulation, the study explores articulation of structural morphologies -through principles of stigmergic collaboration and structural coupling- that will allow the articulation between a variety of spaces by transitions through structural tectonic static morphing. 116 more words

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