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The Research Omphalos

The Research Omphalos

A personal and sketchy kind of talk with weird slides that probably won't make much sense out of context, about my journey in learning and what I'd like to see for the future.

Michael Bernstein

April 17, 2014

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  1. Friday, April 18, 14 - Thanks for having me, to

    the Kitchen Table Coders people - Brooklyn! - New style for slides
  2. Friday, April 18, 14 - Omphalos stones were said to

    enable direct contact with the gods - Oracle at delphi - The spot was determined by Zeus when he sought to find the center of Gaia. He sent two eagles flying from the eastern and western extremities, and the path of the eagles crossed over Delphi where the omphalos, or navel, of Gaia was found.
  3. Friday, April 18, 14 - We can validate consumption through

    active thought - We can validate practice through contributions - We can validate research through advancements
  4. Friday, April 18, 14 - A reminder that - In

    the history of computing - And even further back in the history of PLs