In preparation for the upcoming Design In Tech
This page has moved over to here because of a problem I was having on getting the podcast on Spotify. Sorry for the inconvenience. —JM
Continue reading “Paul Baran: Distributed Networks”
In 1962, U.S. authorities considered ways to communicate in the aftermath of a nuclear attack. How could any sort of “command and control network” survive? Paul Baran, a researcher at RAND, offered a solution: design a more robust communications network using “redundancy” and “digital” technology.—Rand Corp
- Don’t speak ill of others.
- Avoid passive aggressive behavior.
- Listen broadly, but don’t waffle on decisions.
- When in error — admit, apologize, move forward.
MVLP is a real mouthful when read out loud as “Minimum Viable Lovable Product” — and it’s awfully hard to remember a 4-letter acronym that doesn’t spell out a word.
Humans don’t have viable experiences without love, and humans can’t really love an experience that is prone to failure.Continue reading “Minimum Viable Lovable Product (MVLP)”
It’s the hard to beat the eery feeling of studying Wolfram’s Rule 30.Continue reading “Wolfram’s Rule 30 and the Conus Textile”