"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
2 What if the best tools for thought have already been discovered?1 Isn't this what the tech industry does? Isn't there a lot of ongoing progress on tools for thought?How can we develop transformative tools for thought?2020-10-18Journal1 Isn't this what the tech industry does? Isn't there a lot of ongoing progress on tools for thought?2 Isn't this what the tech industry does? Isn't there a lot of ongoing progress on tools for thought?In particular, aren't there already a lot of imaginative, determined, well-funded people working on this? Isn't tech in considerable part already about developing new tools for thought? Part of this question is caused by a confusion in terms. Obviously, many tech companies build special-purpose tools for solving specific problems. But while those may be valuable tools, they're certainly not “tools for thought” in the broad sense we're discussing – not like language or writing or, for that matter, Illustrator. Continue reading… Index 1 Isn't this what the tech industry does? Isn't there a lot of ongoing progress on tools for thought? 2 Isn't this what the tech industry does? Isn't there a lot of ongoing progress on tools for thought? Continue reading…