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The way he shares his viewpoint and approaches honest discussions is a refreshing take on doomsaying. I’m not sure I share his taste for isolationism in the face of global catastrophe, but how he presents his perspective is definitely more palatable than most. Quite a good read!
"Schumacher's emphasis on what he called "intermediate technology" (neither basic nor large-scale) as the solution to many of the world's problems… "A crank", he said, "is a piece of simple technology that creates revolutions". Nice."
"Even thou their names kind of give up the purpose of each attribute type, let’s configure a button element to illustrate how attributes contribute to the element denotation. Do not worry, you do not have to write anything during this example. Just keep reading 👀."
The usual development narrative has it backwards. Aid is effectively flowing in reverse. Rich countries aren’t developing poor countries; poor countries are developing rich ones. In 2012, developing countries received a total of $1.3tn, including all aid, investment, and income from abroad. But that same year some $3.3tn flowed out ...Read More
"But you do not need to start writing code to sharpen your problem-solving skills for web development purposes. Because a computer’s job is to follow a set of instructions, problem-solving revolves around understanding step instructions. Let’s take three examples that will help you understand how to take everyday tasks and step them through. Keep this methodology in mind once you start to write code and you will see that it will be easier to detect problems and solve them." ...Read More
While searching for videos on the links between neurotransmitters and personality, I ran across Jordan Peterson. I can't not see this guy... either way, I think it's unfortunate that so much of the critique of this guy can't do well enough a job of separating the science and hypothesis from https://youtu.be/f511uRzsHhQ ...Read More