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  1. Apr 2019
    1. But this is a metaphysics that prevents any group of people from seeking justice or improving their condition out of fear that they would engender more violence.

      No it's not.

    2. Human beings lived without classes for millions of years

      No. They didn't.

  2. Oct 2018
    1. we needed to think six to 12 months ahead and work backwards to design the processes that would get us to the scale to handle this growth.”

      How does this apply in an agency environment?

  3. Dec 2017
    1. The well-defined goal of connectomics is an illusion. In reality, there are many possible goals. And which goal we choose depends on the scientific question we want to answer. Do we want a connectome or the connectome? Do we want the adult bauplan or the developmental arc? Do we want the connectome constant to all of a species, or the variation between them?

      a connectome is a full map of the brain and a bauplan seems to be an archetypical map of an organism's body. Here it's used figuratively I think. Maybe as a pun.

    1. there are about 87 billion neurons in one human brain

      And about 7000 connections to other neurons per neuron?

  4. Aug 2017