Co-founder of http://t.co/AqVHeh2JEE, product strategist and marketer

Apr 8, 2016 · 1 min

I doomed mankind with a free text editor

Simplicity is a great goal. But the proposed solution is based on a number of logical fallacies (sorry, I mean not truth ;-) ). For example:

- Commonly-used = short (strongly implied by the article above). Short is great, and English is so easy to learn in part because it has short words. But commonly used words do not exactly…

Oct 31, 2015 · 1 min

Why Was 5 x 3 = 5 + 5 + 5 Marked Wrong

The assignment was to “solve”. The answer satisfies that requirement. In math, it’s accepted and encouraged to reorganize elements of the problem to simplify the solution, as long as it does not influence accuracy. In fact, a more complex solution is considered suboptimal, often with no or partial credit. 5+5+5 is a simpler/better/more elegant…