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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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BBC News

 

Coronavirus: Wuhan to shut public transport over outbreak (22 Jan 2020)

 

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince (22 Jan 2020)

 

Harvey Weinstein trial: Defence hits back after graphic prosecution claims (22 Jan 2020)

 

Trump says he plans to expand US travel ban (22 Jan 2020)

 

Jean-Paul Gaultier: Stars turn out for designer's final show (22 Jan 2020)

 

Macron berates Israeli police at Jerusalem church (22 Jan 2020)

 

Zimbabwe doctors end strike after billionaire's offer (22 Jan 2020)

 

Storm Gloria: Sea foam engulfs streets of Spanish town (22 Jan 2020)

 

Pierre Nkurunziza: Burundi leader to get ,000 and luxury villa (22 Jan 2020)

 

Terry Jones: Monty Python stars pay tribute to comedy great (22 Jan 2020)

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SF Gate

 

Ship traffic, Jan. 23 (22 Jan 2020)

 

Ship traffic, January 22 (21 Jan 2020)

 

Papyrus to close all California stores (21 Jan 2020)

 

Climate not considered a top 10 risk by CEOs, survey finds (20 Jan 2020)

 

The secretive company that might end privacy as we know it (20 Jan 2020)

 

Ship traffic, January 21 (20 Jan 2020)

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