James Brien Comey Jr. (/ˈkoʊmi/; born December 14, 1960) is an American lawyer who was the 7th director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2013 until his dismissal in May 2017... In September 2013, President Barack Obama appointed Comey to the position of Director of the FBI.[7] In that capacity, he was responsible for overseeing the FBI's investigation of the Hillary Clinton email controversy. His role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was highly controversial.[8] Some analysts and some Clinton supporters claim his decisions shortly before the 2016 election might have cost her the presidency,[9] particularly his decision to reopen the investigation into her emails less than two weeks before the election.[10][11][12] On June 14, 2018, DOJ inspector general Michael E. Horowitz released his report on the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation, which criticized Comey's actions during the 2016 election. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Comey

for me, a word associated with Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (boomed by Big Daddy as played by Burl Ives) There ain't nothin' more powerful than the odor of mendacity ... You can smell it. It smells like death. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiiE-h9ZYag (more)

Deep learning (also known as deep structured learning) is part of a broader family of machine learning methods based on artificial neural networks with representation learning. Learning can be supervised, semi-supervised or unsupervised.[2] Deep-learning architectures such as deep neural networks, deep belief networks, deep reinforcement learning, recurrent neural networks and convolutional neural networks have been applied to fields including computer vision, speech recognition, natural language processing, machine translation, bioinformatics, drug design, medical image analysis, climate science, material inspection and board game programs, where they have produced results comparable to and in some cases surpassing human expert performance. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_learning

Yann André LeCun[1] (/ləˈkʌn/ French pronunciation: ​[ləkɛ̃];[2] originally spelled Le Cun;[2] born July 8, 1960) is a French computer scientist working primarily in the fields of machine learning, computer vision, mobile robotics, and computational neuroscience. He is the Silver Professor of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, and Vice President, Chief AI Scientist at Meta.[3][4] He is well known for his work on optical character recognition and computer vision using convolutional neural networks (CNN), and is a founding father of convolutional nets.[5][6] He is also one of the main creators of the DjVu image compression technology (together with Léon Bottou and Patrick Haffner). He co-developed the Lush programming language with Léon Bottou. LeCun received the 2018 Turing Award (often referred to as "Nobel Prize of Computing"), together with Yoshua Bengio and Geoffrey Hinton, for their work on deep learning.[7] The three are sometimes referred to as the "Godfathers of AI" and "Godfathers of Deep Learning". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yann_LeCun

Yann LeCun on AI's Obvious Facts and Future. About the raging debate regarding the significance of recent progress in AI, it may be useful to (re)state a few obvious facts: (more)

The Croquet Project is an international effort to promote the continued development of Croquet, an open source software platform, a network Operating System, for developing and delivering deeply collaborative multi-user online applications (Collaboration Ware). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croquet_project (more)

Note-Taking process inspired by Niklas Luhmann Card-Deck approach. Similar to using a PrivateWiki (and WikiLog). (more)

Suddenly-popular (2020) framing for a personal digital notebook, ideally with bi-directional links. See Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock for history-links. Many people define it as being public-readable (like a WikiLog), for Thinking Out Loud value. Though some people/tools have 1 ThinkingSpace that has some public pages and some private notebook, aka Private Wiki. I now frame this pairing as Tending Your Inner And Outer Digital Gardens. (more)

describing a human having strong opinions (more)

PKM-ONE: Are Note-taking apps innovative enough? Right now the note-taking developers are not innovating but just trying to capture a pie of the market. (more)

Antifragile Writing course. How many notes and ideas get aisle, lost, or broken in what we write in our journal, notebooks, drafts, documents. or apps? How many concepts, stories, essays, not only survive the past of time but grow with it, get stronger, and generate new thoughts? Is there a writing capable to gain from the natural disorder of things? (more)

Obsidian is a powerful knowledge base (PKM?) that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files. https://obsidian.md/ (Note-taking app) (more)

Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system (note-taking app) inspired by Roam Research, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub. You can use Foam for organising your research, keeping re-discoverable notes, writing long-form content and, optionally, publishing it to the web. Foam is free, open source, and extremely extensible to suit your personal workflow. You own the information you create with Foam, and you’re free to share it, and collaborate on it with anyone you want. https://foambubble.github.io/foam/

Implicit (sometimes explicit) agreement within a group of the meaning of certain words and phrases. (more)

cf Schooling, goal of educating kids, school choice, Nutritionism (more tk, just creating page right now with bit pasted from a different page) (more)

Educating Kids is one of the big Nyc Challenges. (more)

Style of Schooling informed by the Industrial Age mindset. (more)

John Cutler Dec'2019 ebook: The North Star Playbook. Tia was feeling burned out. Her company seemed caught in a perpetual cycle of shiny objects, success theater, false starts, and vague pivots-by-PowerPoint. Just when they hit their stride, something would change. It felt like they were always talking past each other. (more)


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO). (You can get your own pair of garden/note-taking spaces from FluxGarden.)

My Calling: Reality Hacking to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!



My Coding for fun.



Agile Product Development, Agility, Context, and Team Agency, Product Management from MVP to Product-Market Fit

My Coding

Change the World, (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future; Network Enlightenment, Optimistic Near Future Vision; Huge Invention

Digital Therapeutics, (2021-05-26) Pondering a Mental Health space, CoachBot; Inside-Out Markov Chain

FluxGarden; Everyone Needs Their Own ThinkingSpace; Digital Garden; Virtual ThinkingSpace; Thinking Tools Companies; Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts; My CollaborationWare History; Wiki Proliferation; Port, al Collaboration Roadmap; Wiki For GroupWare, Overlapping Scopes Of Collaboration, Email Discussion Beside Wiki, Wiki For CollaborationWare, Collaboration Roadmap; Sister Sites; Wiki Hack

Fractally Generative Pattern Language, Small Tribe, SimplestThing, Becoming A Reality Hacker, Less-Bullshit Living, The Craft; Games To Play; Evolution, Hack Your Life With A Private Wiki Notebook, Getting Things Done, And Other Systems

Personal Cloud; 2018-11-29-NextOpenInfrastructure, 2018-11-15-BooksVsTweets; Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock

Social Warrens; Culture War; 2017-02-15-MindmapCultureWarSocialMediaEconomy; Cultural Pluralism

Alternatives To A College Degree; Credit Crisis 2008; Economic Transition; Network Economy; Making A Living; Varieties Of Info Technology Jobs; Generative Schooling; Product Oriented Unschooling; Reality Hacker; A 20th Century Economic Theory

Book list, Greatest Books

To Write

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