Monthly Archives: August 2014

Substitution

10 Aug 14~Question of the Day~ SUBSTITUTION Do you ever substitute something for another? I often use substitution in my life. It seems to be true that there are an infinite number of possible paths from anywhere to anywhere. Each … Continue reading

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Toys

9 Aug 14 ~Question of the Day~ Toys/Careers Do you think that childhood toys can/did influence your career choices? Indirectly I was allowed to play with broken things, and try and fix them – got good at it. That fostered … Continue reading

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Imagination

8 Aug 14 ~Question of the Day~Imagination What is ‘imagination’? The ability to visualise something that is not present. The ability to combine things in the mind in ways that are not currently present in reality. Often it is used … Continue reading

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Health

7 Aug 14 ~Question of the Day~Health Criteria What criteria do you use to decide whether your health is at its best? For me it has been an interesting journey, particularly over the last 6 years of diagnosis and treatment … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur

6 Aug 14 ~Question of the Day~Entrepreneur Do you consider yourself an entrepreneur? Definitely. I started my own fishing business, then sold it. Then I started a software business. I own and manage the software company “Solution-Multipliers NZ Ltd” (and … Continue reading

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Wisdom of crowds

“The Wisdom of Crowds” and the colors of collective intelligence Response to Tom Atlee Acknowledging the reality of all you say re memes and markets and emergent properties, there is a fundamental property of markets that has, in my assessment, … Continue reading

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AI again

Elon Musk: AI is ‘potentially more dangerous than nukes’ Seems to me that the environment we bring AI into awareness in will be the greatest single determinant of how it treats us in its “teenage hood”. If we do it … Continue reading

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