Isaac Weisman
Sep 29, 2016 · 1 min read

Excellent thoughts on the way we’re shaped by the objects we engage. I’ve really enjoyed all three posts, but the brain as computer/processor isn’t a helpful metaphor and needs to be dispelled if we want to take seriously questions like you asked in part three (“Do we even want AI?”).

Metaphors and language shape the world as much as intentional design decisions. (cf. Metaphors We Live By, The Master and His Emissary)

This account of how design forms us would have more weight if it drew more on recent work in embodied cognition.

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