My daily readings 12/15/2009

  • tags: writing

    • Programmers can code to think. Illustrators can draw to think. Musicians can play to think.

      One can think without writing, coding, drawing or playing. But putting your thoughts into form makes a huge difference because it lets one build.

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    • Agreed and I’d wholly agree with the general point of “if you don’t create, you don’t think”.
    • I suspect the author of this piece is generalising from one example

      http://lesswrong.com/lw/dr/generalizing_from_one_example/

      The author probably does not possess the mental traits required to formulate big ideas without the need to write them down but I’m sure there are those that do. Of course writing ideas down is probably a useful technique for everyone and it is almost a necessity if you want anybody else to act on those ideas.

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