Archive for July 12, 2004

Funny blog-posting parody at VentureBlog on the typical VC day

These two postings from David Hornik at Venture Blog are definitely funny. It makes the most sense if you read his prior post  called “Calendar Calisthenics” first (the serious one in which he laments his compressed schedule) and then you’ll see the humour in the follow-up “Calendar Calisthenics Redux” posting where his friend made fun […] Read More⇒

Macro-structural evolution and continuity despite micro-structural decay, dissolution, and death. How do brains, bodies, ant farms, or civilizations persist when small parts of them die every day/hour/minute?

This article on the Science & Consciousness review discusses the fact that brains appear to be persistent and consistent but their actual physical molecules are recycling in days, hours, and minutes. This makes me think of Steven Johnson’s excellent book Emergence: The Connected Lives Of Ants Brains Cities And Software wherein he discusses the life […] Read More⇒