90% of the future is already here, 9% are not here but predictable by extrapolating trends, 1% are unknown unknowns
History tends to repeat itself as soon as the lessons of events slip from the living memory.
Companies are AIs, humans are their replacable cells. Like paperclip maximizers, they work to maximize revenue disregarding the cost on society, human happiness, and environment
What we do is information science, to find a general way to solve a whole class of problems. This is why we love programming and algorithms. Organizing information is so satisfying and computers just happen to be a useful tool for the end goal.
Generalist vs specialist, hedhehog vs fox
As if the social norms are designed to prevent from trying
Telling you are good is arrogance, telling you are bad is weakness, trying something new embarrassing
Be mindful of it, take care, and exercise
1965 to 1995, 30 years, full of good ideas, collaboration, competition
Google has monopolized the web
Apple Health is going to be a single source of health data
Playlists are like backlinks and editorial playlists are the most authoritative