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categorizing life

“Giving names to objects consists in moving immediate, unreflected, perhaps ignored events on to the plane of reflection and of the objective mind.” – Being and nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre (as quoted in Home: A Short History of an Idea) … Continue reading

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communication breakdown

“For me one of the strange takeaways of thinking so much about artificial intelligence is this feeling of how complex it is to sit across a table from someone and communicate with body language and tone and rhythm and all … Continue reading

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Spanish, English, and Markup Language

1. Things I learned from watching Che (parts 1 & 2): In English we use our adverb that means “good” (“well”) as an interjection (“well, i don’t know what you mean”). In Spanish they use “bueno” in the same way. … Continue reading

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