Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
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News Desk: The Velluvial Matrix : The New Yorker

News Desk: The Velluvial Matrix : The New Yorker

This essay explains, in far better terms than I could construct, the pitfall that knowledge-merchants such as myself fall into. When looking at a problem, it's easy to focus on little issues and completely miss the big picture.

Increasingly, problem solving in all areas of life (not merely medicine) will involve much more of a systems-oriented approach. I see this in computing --- and the misapplication of computing tools --- all the time.

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