"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
Memory is far more important than people tend to think:Tools for thought are (mostly) public goods, and as a result are undersupplied:Memory is far more important than people tend to think:Summary and ConclusionHow can we develop transformative tools for thought?2020-10-18JournalWhat practices would lead to tools for thought as transformative as Hindu-Arabic numerals? And in what ways does modern design practice and tech industry product practice fall short? To be successful, you need an insight-through-making loop to be operating at full throttle, combining the best of deep research culture with the best of Silicon Valley product culture. Continue reading…