Predictions

The Virtuous Circle of Fantasy

The Virtuous Circle of Fantasy

Logically, if progress is accelerating, and progress depends on unreasonable people who act as outliers, then we must have more and more unreasonable people over time.

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Chaos and Predictions — Trying to predict a floating leaf

Chaos and Predictions — Trying to predict a floating leaf

Even when we know all the rules governing the motion of an object, and can determine precisely the initial conditions, it turns out that some motions can be predicted and some cannot. And it is not just a matter of complexity: we can model unpredictable systems with very simple equations.

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The Unpredictable Freedom and Sweetness of Chaos

The Unpredictable Freedom and Sweetness of Chaos

I’m going to share a productivity, planning and organizational hack that will change your life. It will yield some unpredictable results, but if you approach it the right way, it could bring some of the most amazing work of your life, along with freedom, joy, exhilaration.

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Semantic Culturomics

Semantic Culturomics

Newspapers are testimonials of history. The same is increasingly true of social media such as online forums, online communities, and blogs. By looking at the sequence of articles over time, one can discover the birth and the development of trends that marked society and history – a field known as “Culturomics”. But Culturomics has so far been limited to statistics on keywords.

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