Tools for Thought

If you like “this sort of thing“, you should watch this talk by Mark Bernstein.

It talk isn’t a TED talk, it isn’t on StrangeLoop, but it might be the best overview of this area yet.

Touches on lost tools, lost ideas, some things you thought were recent but aren’t, etc.

Full set of slides here.

If you’re still curious, I’d suggest looking at his homepage, and plug the excellent tool that he’s been building and improving over decades, Tinderbox.

Some screenshots of slides1, to whet your appetite:

  1. Though, as he points out, given the pitiful computational power of that era, the ideas are much better than the way they appear as demos on old hardware.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s