I need to re-do my chess page to handle PGN notation, dang it. This looks like a great resource page. It was a great weekend article. From HN, "Does this imply killing the opponent is a viable strategy in chess?"
We're watching history slowly change, from I-think-I-know-that to maybe-this-other-thing-is-true then this-is-always-true then back to the start. Also the "viking map" has recently been show to be a forgery
My new buzz term for the week, "Autonoeic Consciousness", which is the brain's ability to time travel and theorize about how other brains, and itself, might act based on future events or past counterfactuals
For any sort of technical/nerdish discussion, the most important thing to do is set up boundaries or guardrails before you wander all over the place. People forget the diamtetric opposite nature of science and politics, and it's hurting both fields
From my linkedin feed, an interesting study from a year ago. Lotsa political theory mixed with startup stuff and stats nerds can measure. Is this simply restating the obvious? Is that necessary in this subject area now?
Much of interest here. I esp like him bringing up WhatsAp. A good architecture can lead to a small, nimble team that delivers, and vice-versa. Architecture is the only way you can aggressively limit the number of people involved, and that's a requirement for running fast