This is the second post in a series about open source. The first one was “Capitalistic corporations don't like diversity”. Trustworthiness will become …
Positions pro and aganst consensus. Analogy between consensus decisions and ensemble learning.
Note: this article discusses diversity as a system property, and not workplace diversity as the title might also suggest. I’m currently writing about m…
Focus on fast detection and response instead of trying to avoid failure In a great interview in the Mindscape podcast by Sean Carroll, Niall Ferguson a…
In response to my article “Blockchain is not decentralised”, Garycris wrote: While the developer's are acting in their own best interest, if you buy in…
I keep hearing an opinion that "Bitcoin (or any cryptocurrency, or blockchain in general) is decentralised". It is presented as a "good" property of cr…
In this post, I want to discuss some of David Deutsch’s positions from “The Beginning of Inifinity”. "The Beginning of Infinity" is a bold, extremely o…
The regularisation algorithm described in "Variational Auto-Regularized Alignment for Sim-to-Real Control": Simulate inputs Train VAE's decoder on the …
Failure avoidance is the essence of engineering
Deep technology specialisation becomes both less valuable and more risky
100% digital nature of programming and big online hostings (Github) makes it suitable for AI learning. Software is also very composable and leverageabl…
Shared purpose, trust, delegation, diversity of thought, transparency, feedback, productive emotional tone, battle-testing