Monthly Archives: October 2019

About face

We know more than we can tell. That one-liner from Michael Polanyi has been waiting half a century for a proper controversy, which it now has with facial recognition. Here’s how he explains it in The Tacit Dimension: This fact seems obvious enough; but … Continue reading

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Coming up on 21 years of Cluetrain

I posted this Cluetrain retrospective at last year. I’m putting it here now because it’s timely again. Dig: 1) The original site and book are online in full at and 2) The 10th anniversary edition has new chapters by the four original … Continue reading

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