The Coming Software Apocalypse

“The bias against model-based design, sometimes known as model-driven engineering, or MDE, is in fact so ingrained that according to a recent paper, “Some even argue that there is a stronger need to investigate people’s perception of MDE than to research new MDE technologies.”” – The Coming Software Apocalypse

The Coming Software Apocalypse

““Creators need an immediate connection to what they’re creating.” The problem with programming was that it violated the principle. That’s why software systems were so hard to think about, and so rife with bugs: The programmer, staring at a page of text, was abstracted from whatever it was they were actually making.” – The Coming… Continue reading The Coming Software Apocalypse

Profile of a Mass Shooter: The Domestic Violence Link | Psychology Today

“The astonishing link between partner violence and mass shootings is that in a staggering 57% of mass shooting between 2009-2014, “the perpetrator had killed an intimate partner or family member” (Guns & Violence Against Women”, 2014, para 4)” – Profile of a Mass Shooter: The Domestic Violence Link | Psychology Today

Facebook’s Reckoning Draws Nearer

“Giving everyone a voice has historically been a very positive force for public discourse because it increases the diversity of ideas shared,” Mark Zuckerberg himself admitted. “But the past year has also shown it may fragment our shared sense of reality.” – Facebook’s Reckoning Draws Nearer

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Socialize Finance | Jacobin

“The probability that two randomly selected firms in the same industry from the S&P 1500 have a common shareholder with at least 5% stakes in both firms increased from less than 20% in 1999 to around 90% in 2014.” – Socialize Finance | Jacobin

Zero & One

“Alexander R. Galloway says “digital means the one divides into two.” Not the digital computer—the digital being—the binary states of absence and presence.” – Zero & One

Yes, Design Thinking Is Bullshit…And We Should Promote It Anyway

“Design Thinking is a way to put empathy into practice. It teaches practitioners to try to understand of human needs as the basis of problem solving. In a world in desperate need for more empathy, I’m happy to promote more Design Thinking as one of the ways to get there.” – Yes, Design Thinking Is… Continue reading Yes, Design Thinking Is Bullshit…And We Should Promote It Anyway

Yes, Design Thinking Is Bullshit…And We Should Promote It Anyway

“Design Thinking is a way to put empathy into practice. It teaches practitioners to try to understand of human needs as the basis of problem solving. In a world in desperate need for more empathy, I’m happy to promote more Design Thinking as one of” – Yes, Design Thinking Is Bullshit…And We Should Promote It… Continue reading Yes, Design Thinking Is Bullshit…And We Should Promote It Anyway

Opinion | The Urban Revival Is Over

“While many, if not most, large cities grew faster than their suburbs between 2000 and 2015, in the last two years the suburbs outgrew cities in two-thirds of America’s large metropolitan areas, according to a detailed analysis of the latest census data by the demographer William Frey of the Brookings Institution. Fourteen big cities lost… Continue reading Opinion | The Urban Revival Is Over