The Beginning of Infinity

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beginning_of_Infinity

Book by David Deutsch

In this book I argue that all progress, both theoretical and practical, has resulted from a single human activity: the quest for what I call good explanations.

My definition of design, influenced by David Deutsch and Rich Hickey and Zach Tellman:

Design is the art of tastefully narrowing the distance between elegant, ergonomic, general tools and effective application in specific context. (left is unnamed, right is Utility is Contextual) (see also The Beginning of Infinity, which heavily influenced this statement) (I think left might be aesthetics & beauty. or elegance.)