old fighter pilot responsible for OODA model (more)

NYC Public School (High School) with high admissions requirements. (Educating Kids In Nyc) (more)

Andreas Carlsson and Jaan Orvet wrote Noded, a Self Published book about working in the Network Economy as part of a Noded Team: A group of individuals, often but not necessarily geographically distant, that come together to form temporary or recurring Project teams. Unlike "DistributedTeams" Node teams work for a wide range of clients and any member of a Node team can take the lead to bring in work, manage work and choose their team members. If I weren't on a book-diet, I'd probably buy it, though the "preview" is rather content-free other than Table Of Contents and tiny intro. They list some of the Collaboration Ware they use. (see also Virtual Company) (more)

*The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub.L. 111–203, H.R. 4173) was signed into federal law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010.[1] Passed as a response to the late-2000s recession (Credit Crisis 2008), it brought the most significant changes to financial regulation in the United States since the regulatory reform that followed the Great Depression.[2][3][4] It made changes in the American financial regulatory environment that affect all federal financial regulatory agencies and almost every part of the nation's financial services industry.[5][6] (more)

Risk Management researcher, Black Swan author (more)

programs put in place by FDR to "end" the Great Depression in the USA. We think of it being mostly about a Safety Net, but it heavily involved market control. (more)

The Collapse of the US economy starting with the Stock Market Crash Of 1929. A big Depression. (more)

A stock market crash is a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a major cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth. Crashes are driven by panic selling as much as by underlying economic factors. They often follow speculation and economic bubbles (Asset Bubble. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stock_market_crash

Was the Stock Market Crash Of 1929 the trigger for the Great Depression, or a symptom?

The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in the United States and included banking reforms, some of which were designed to control speculation. (more)

thinker interested in changing structure of institutions for science, R and D, and progress. https://troynikov.io/ (more)

Steven Johnson book, ISBN:978-1-59448-771-2. This 2010 book adduces seven conditions (patterns) that enable discoveries and inventions (Huge Invention, Breakthrough, Generative), each of which gets its own chapter. (more)

Carlota Perez's Technological Revolutions And Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages ISBN:9781843763314, reading because Fred Wilson recommended it. (Published 2002!) (more)

I think we're going through a Phase Change from Old Economy to New Economy. The Credit Crisis 2008 was just a trigger point for a bigger change, so a true "recovery" may take decades. (more)

backlash against BigTech, with side-effects

I’m most well known as the primary author of Hypothesis, a property-based testing system for Python. Of the back of that work, I’m currently doing a PhD in test-case reduction. https://www.drmaciver.com/

David R. MacIver: Initial Notes Towards a Manifesto. What I'm about is this: Dear humanity, we are fucking this up, and it's annoying me and I'm embarrassed to be a part of it. (more)

David R. MacIver: Cleaning up the fnords in your environment. Have you ever used a new program or system and found it to be obnoxiously buggy, but then after a while you didn’t notice the bugs anymore? If so, then congratulations: you have been trained by the computer to avoid some of its problems (more)


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO) (also a Wiki-Junkie).

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!


Seeking: CTO/Chief Product Officer-type position in funded organization with entrepreneurial culture, in Chicago area. My value: accelerating business-changing product development.


Coming soon: FluxGarden

My Coding for fun.