122: Surfing with Michael "GeePaw" Hill

March 20th, 2019 · 1 hr 5 mins

About this Episode

01:45 - Autopoiesis, Smell, and Passing

Autopoiesis and Cognition: The Realization of the Living

Thud!: A Novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett

11:15 - The Channels in Your Head (Noise)

12:15 - GeePaw’s Superpower: Having an enormous capacity for doubt -- especially self-doubt; The Cost of Certainty

18:25 - Doubt vs Narrowing

Déformation Professionnelle

23:31 - Refactoring; Easiest, Nearest, Owie, First

25:53 - Defining “Better” and “Done”

30:55 - Thin vs Thick Culture

42:34 - FACT: Geeks Are Paid Extremely Well -- Why are we still not happy?

48:02 - Occupational Game Playing

  • The System You Are Building
  • The Game of Your Team
  • The Game of Your Career
  • The Game of Living


Jessica: When you act, you then see what happens.

Sam: Any metric can be gamed and will be gamed.

The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error' by Sidney Dekker

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