Compared to excellent ink-and-paper designs, most current software communicates deplorably. Also, as a tremendously successful self-made woman, long before the ascendancy of political feminism, she is invulnerable to the typical feminist mode of gender argumention against "dead white males.
Inferring context from the environment A person determines her surroundings through the five human senses. Interaction is merely one means of achieving that.
The most important data point, the next train, can be emphasized by keeping it in a constant location, the second row. Their more extreme members advocate terraforming Mars as their ultimate survival enclave if their games of power and control make Earth uninhabitable. Finally, the presentation of all this information must not distract the editor from the primary task of manipulating the layout.
What commands must it accept? Rand herself was actually aware that was not true: Most relevant to software is a branch that Edward Tufte calls information design—the use of pictures to express knowledge of interest to the reader.
Arthur Moulton My grandparents have long been friends with an old bachelor named Arthur Moulton into his 80s by the time I knew him.
Dada is a named influence and reference of various anti-art and political and cultural movements, including the Situationist International and culture jamming groups like the Cacophony Society. How are they linked together? If the information presented is wrong, the user corrects it in place.
The user wants to see books related to a topic in her head. These were not idealists but willing agents of tyranny, murder, and crimes against humanity. Well, we might want them to be easy to write as well as read.
They issued challenges to art and culture through publications such as The Blind ManRongwrong, and New York Dada in which they criticized the traditionalist basis for museum art. People confuse them all the time, both in reading and in writing.
The designer should ask: If I give up extra guacamole on my daily burrito, will I be able to buy a new laptop? Different basis sets are helpful for reasoning about different problems, but they all describe the same space.
They may also be subtly supporting my current efforts, of which this essay comprises a key component, but I have not heard from them and am not counting on them to save the day or help my efforts garner success.
Those newly dominant organisms were often marginal or unremarkable members of their ecosystems before the mass extinction.Complexity economics, by contrast, says that wealth is solutions: knowledge applied to solve problems. Wealth is created when new ideas— inventing a wheel, say, or curing cancer—emerge from a competitive, evolutionary environment.
"The Atlas," as we have come to refer to it, has helped extend the availability of tools and methods that can be used to study the productive structure of countries and its evolution.
Many things have happened since the first edition of The Atlas was released at CID's. Atlas of Economic Complexity. Based on the Atlas’s measures, one may more accurately define the Dutch disease in empirical terms: loss of economic complexity or a drop in the ECI indicator.
The benefits of using the complexity index (ECI) to measure the Dutch disease lie in comparability and the availability of data for the past 50 years.
3For other essays on this general approach see Axtell (), Colander (, ),Epstein (), Farmer (), Judd (), Kirman (), Rosser (), and Tesfatsion (). The term “complexity economics” was first used in Arthur ().
The building blocks of economic growth Complexity matters.
A new Atlas reveals the building blocks of economic growth. A wake-up call to everyone who allowed allusions to the gap between rich and poor to pass without critical judgment. Because the gap is a sign of the OPPOSITE of what those who always point to it want you to think.Download