Saturday, May 25, 2013

Ahead of The Curve

"The best abstraction of relevant history is what it predicts?"

"That's a good start. The hook is 'best'. True or not, it sets the tone.

Trial categories and the like make great specialized 'radios', hearing what is likely to contribute most to the emerging narrative.

Once a fad wears off, one can easily tell if its primary purpose had been as an emergent detector.

Zoom out on the time scale and see a symphony composed of detected objects. You 'feel it' when its good. Something less, if not.

© 2013 Buzz Hill

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