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Evan A. Warfel
data scientist & writer
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Sep 18, 2018
A Short Potential Solution to the Hard Problem of Consciousness
Sep 4, 2017
On Venkatesh Rao's The Premium Mediocre Life of Maya Millennial
In The Premium Mediocre Life of Maya Millennial, Venkatesh Rao not only nails many aspects of millennial and tech culture, he also does so respectfully, with...
Aug 18, 2017
People are Systems Too (Against "Systemizing Vs. Empathizing")
Intro The topic today is that Google Memo. There have been many good things written about it, including in The Economist, as well as at Wired, and at Slatest...
Aug 9, 2017
On Meritocracy, Admissions and the Purpose of Education
(Background) It is currently in vogue to (non-ironically) debate the merits of meritocracy. And so I thought I'd join the fray. Many discussions about the re...
Jul 31, 2017
All We Have Are Hammers, and Everything Looks Like Our Thumbs
"When we talk, we communicate with our whole bodies." Virgina Satir wrote that in The New Peoplemaking, her book on family systems and childrearing. It sound...