Ian Varley

Austin, TX  http://ianvarley.com 14 posts

Complementary Cognitive Artifacts

For most people, the history of technology is: Humans have to do crappy stuff to stay aliveHumans are clever, so they invent technologies to make life easier...ProfitBefore there were »

Decided: A Hot Dog Is Not A Sandwich

Wherein I answer the age-old internet debate. »

Left Unsaid

When you make a model of the world, such as a piece of software or a mathematical model, you are choosing which aspects of the world to include ... and which »

Category As Predicate

Every category is secretly a predicate, and labels tend to obscure this fact. »

Attributes Are Slippery

William Kent isn’t down with a sloppy definition of attributes, and neither should you be. »