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Learning Journal - Hindsight Blinds

Hindsight blinds because the path of what happened in the past is so brightly lit. That trail is so clear to you that everything else that could have happened is cast even more deeply into shadow. If you then want to reconstruct what could have happened and understand the choices made that produced that pathway versus another, you actually have to work hard to avoid the dangers of hindsight to then re-imagine the world before problems had been solved. — Philip Zelikow

2013.01.17 [] - comments

 

Learning Journal - Presbyopia

Unfortunately I seems to start to suffer from this.

Presbyopia is a condition in which the lens of the eye loses its ability to focus, making it difficult to see objects up close.

2012.04.17 [] - comments

 

Learning Journal - Personal Fable

This is my new experiment. I'm taking short note on things I've learned. The first entry is personal fable.

Personal fable - a term coined by David Elkind (1967) that is used in psychology to describe a form of egocentrism normally exhibited during early adolescence, and it is characterized by an over-differentiating of one's experiences and feelings from others to the point of assuming those experiences are unique from those of others. A person might believe that they are the only one who can experience whatever feelings of joy, horror, misery, or confusion they might encounter.

2012.03.24 [] - comments

 

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US House condemns Trump attacks on congresswomen as racist (17 Jul 2019)

 

Sudan military and civilians sign deal to end deadly turmoil (17 Jul 2019)

 

Turkish diplomat 'shot dead' in Iraqi Kurdistan (17 Jul 2019)

 

Norway's spy town: 'They took him and they have broken him' (16 Jul 2019)

 

Elon Musk reveals brain-hacking plans (17 Jul 2019)

 

Menstrual cups 'as reliable as tampons' (17 Jul 2019)

 

Turkey journalists and activist acquitted of terrorism charges (17 Jul 2019)

 

Italy hunts bear after ‘genius’ escape over electric fences (17 Jul 2019)

 

Rohingya crisis: US imposes sanctions on top Myanmar generals (17 Jul 2019)

 

India building collapse: Rescuers form human chain to search for Mumbai survivors (17 Jul 2019)

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SF Gate

 

Indeed's best U.S. workplaces only include 9 Bay Area companies. They may not be the ones you think (17 Jul 2019)

 

Feisty Google adversary tests how much people care about privacy (17 Jul 2019)

 

Wells Fargo profit beats Wall Street expectations (17 Jul 2019)

 

Tariff wars are cooling China’s economic growth (16 Jul 2019)

 

Facebook cryptocurrency plan gets hostile reception in Congress (16 Jul 2019)

 

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