Gall’s Law is a rule of thumb for systems design from Gall’s book Systemantics: How Systems Really Work and How They Fail. It states: A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that […]
The Cognitive Tradeoff hypothesis is about tradeoffs apparent between chimpanzees and human, because it speaks directly to who we are as a species. The evidence suggests that chimps have a much superior short term memory […]
FEB 12, 2013By Byron Wien I was scheduled to speak about the world outlook at an investment conference recently and shortly before my time slot the conference organizer said the audience was more interested in […]
This morning I was listening to a podcast episode of Crazy/Genius titled “Can Artificial Intelligence Be Smarter Than a Human Being?” A question I’m sure many of us have pondered. Artificial Intelligence, and more specifically […]
"When it is obvious that the goal cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.