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  • I’ve recently read alot about Dorothy Taubman and her approach to piano playing. There is one often cited controversy, the topic of rotation. To make matters worse, they come in two flavours: single and double rotations, and there is an extensive debate on whether double rotations do even exist, or if all the approach is even snake oil. I’m convinced it is at the basis of good technique, but I want to take a different approach at illustrating some things. And use different terms that may be more familiar to somebody who feels uncomfortable with the terms used by the Golandsky Institute.

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  • Here’s a small situational analysis that came up in a game, but so reminded me of what is wrong with our businesses.

    Assume you’re in a roleplay game. Assume you have an armada of spaceships. That armada flies in groups. One squad of destroyers, one squad of big tanky battleships, one squad of support ships. They fly missions. You join a couple of these missions in different squads and observe that there is one important ingredient missing: teamwork.

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  • Scriptures like the Bible or the Qur’an have little to offer for the atheist scientist. The atheist scientist has completely stopped to ask “Why?” questions and finds delight in investigating “How?” things work. He knows emergence, butterfly effects, how complexity may arise from almost nothing, and does not need transcendental explanations for human complexity or afterlife.

    However, what has science to offer to people who did not give up “Why?” questions?

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  • The Religions say that you shouldn’t interfere with creation or God’s will. But. Even if you go down that road, then whatever you do or decide is already contained in God’s will. It’s not people interfering with a creationg, it’s contingent intelligence expressing itself. This line of reason offers as little ethical discussion as does a purely Darwinist stance …

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  • Jemand erklärt mir, Quantenmechanik ist der Beweis dafür: alles ist Bewusstsein, und ich spontanentlade im Google+-Feed von Jutta Ahrens.

    Ich glaube, manche verwechseln rekursive Interaktion mit Nichtexistenz, weil sie sie gedanklich irgendwie wieder in die lineare Kausalität aufklappen.

    Den Rant muss ich hier aber für alle Ewigkeit festhalten, dass ich zu sowas fähig bin, ich! :-) …

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