Memory + Search + Flow + Serendipity
This month’s books, poised
A work in progress
One idea I’ve been thinking about recently is the allocation of space. There are *lots* of different scales and applications we could consider here. At the city level, a clear example is…
Recommended civil excavation project
To quote: “Urban histories can be told in a thousand ways.”
How might simpler models act as a “fresh entry point into processes that have…
Bridging the idea of maintenance & infrastructure across history (Ed Glaeser), economics (Larry Summers), and entrepreneurship (Martin Casado).
Recommended aerial view
My favorite definition of cyberphysical systems (CPS) comes from the National Science Foundation (2018):
CPS tightly integrate computing devices, actuation and control, networking…
What’s the etymology of the Chinese word for “system”?
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