Impacting the status quo is a fine thing to optimize for.

No, it's not. It is much easier to "impact the status quo" by making things worse than by making things better.

Optimization implies that you picked a direction. Optimizing impact means optimizing not just magnitude, but magnitude of a specific sign.

Open thread, Nov. 17 - Nov. 23, 2014

by MrMind 1 min read17th Nov 2014329 comments


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