Consider this from a technological perspective first (i'd put out the "moralistic stance", later: Scaling Mastodon is Impossible | Armin Ronacher's Thoughts and Writings So let's talk more about Mastodon here. I have been using this for a fewweeks now in different ways and it's pretty clear that this thing isincredibly brittle. The ActivityPub is … Continue reading Scaling up virtual presence (and conversation)
I have been trying to understand how certain nation-states are "more successful" than others. You can compare and contrast the West and South East Asian nations (as one cohort) with other "developing economies" of the world (the other cohort). This blog post (long-form) is a mix of generic and factual statements (and I am trying … Continue reading Deconstructing success
Are you lucky to get these kind of emails to apply for a research position you recently advertised? John Carmack on Twitter: People like the idea of hard and fast rules, but putting +/-infinity as a factor in a policy decision is almost never the best plan. Hiring is an obvious example, with "requirements" that … Continue reading On hiring
The stasis of “healthcare innovation”: Get new ideas!
https://twitter.com/chrissyfarr/status/1438914101330124806?s=20 Something to spark off ideas AI in healthcare is a classic case of putting the cart before the horse. Yes, this one: Transformation can begin only if there is a felt need. If there's none, you can roll off hype straight from the consultants marketing pitch (or sales deck). What is that isn't working? … Continue reading The stasis of “healthcare innovation”: Get new ideas!
The flywheel effect
Blogging should follow the "flywheel effect". I have reiterated several times- blogging helps in writing. The free flow of ideas makes it easier to understand and spot patterns. Here's an example of the flywheel effect These assume importance for those in content marketing and "trying" to funnel in customers, but I have mentioned it here … Continue reading The flywheel effect