If I cannot explain it simply I don’t understand it well enough. This is a sort of private encyclopedia of mine. It is inevitably a work-in-progress document so tap for infrequent email updates to read more finished versions.

I design products, wrote AI Revolution 101 and have a background in contemporary arts. Working on improving collective decision making.z,


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If the retina would stop updating information and hold on to one image a person would be blind. If one is unable to update their point of view based on new information a person is intellectually blind.

September 9, 2021

Not surfing

I love surfing, but catching waves is not what I am after. Yes, it is fun to ride down, but it's the same type of fun as zigzagging on a bicycle during my commute home. I think catching a wave is just a little bait for my brain to be where the waves crash... Read More...

June 30, 2021

There are 7 billion people with vastly different explanations of the world. Vast majority strongly believe that their own peculiar version is correct and somehow escape the statistical probability that it might not be the case.

August 19, 2020

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