It’s weird that we don’t treat sandboxes as a table-stakes language primitive. Like modules, functions, sandboxes, classes...
Thinking about the pyramid of doom.
Thinking about the weird and wonderful ways in which WASM will be able to run wherever because of sandbox.
Thinking about all the wild end-user scripting that would be possible if you could easily eval in a sandbox, kind of like how they do in video games sometimes.

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8 Apr
Index cards are pretty nice cognitive technology. We forget, because spreadsheets and databases obsoleted most of the institutional use-cases. But they're still very useful. Thought legos.
Things you can do with index cards...

1/ order and reorder to find a narrative.
2/ Build your own personal deck of Oblique Strategies Image
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7 Apr
“When we change the efficiency of knowledge operations, we change the shape of society.” aviv.medium.com/when-we-change…
Juxtaposing with this @SeshatDatabank paper. Institutions are like civilizational CPUs, making group coordination decisions, and civilizations scale until their CPUs are swamped by the information environment.
@SeshatDatabank The internet radically increased the efficiency of information distribution. The complexity of our information environment has exploded, and our sensemaking tools are struggling to catch up. Institutions are DDOS'd by the sheer volume of information.
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