Ashish Kulkarni\’s Journal

December 27, 2005

links for 2005-12-27

Filed under: Links — by Ashish Kulkarni @ 10:35 pm
  • Q: Why are people so uncomfortable with Wikipedia, Google and that whole blog thing?
    A: Because these systems operate on the alien logic of probabilistic statistics, which sacrifices perfection at the micro scale for optimization at the macro scale.
  • Television is bad for your brain, but TV shows (via DVD/bittorrent) can be good for your brain. Some Reasons:
    1) TV Addiction is a distinct possibility
    2) TV News reduces left-brain logical thinking
    3) Having TV in background causes “brain drain”

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