Were I asked to characterize the human condition in a sentence, I might choose this: to be human is to make decisions with too little information. All our decisions, great and small, are taken without adequate information: getting married, buying real estate, having children (this especially), saving for retirement, choosing the best route for a […]
Every page is page one, whether we like it or not.
My daughter use to eat pizza one ingredient at a time. She would patiently sit and take her slice apart, making separate piles of pepperoni, green peppers, olives, cheese, and crust. She would then eat each ingredient in turn. I am reminded of the bizarre (and short-lived) practice when I see how many people do […]
Organizing information is no longer the responsibility of the writer. (more…)