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William Baeck

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How a Slide Taught Me to Make Up My Own Mind

Aristotle called it the “unscribed tablet”—the tabula rasa—the idea that we come into the world as a blank slate, free of any pre-formed knowledge. But thanks to the internet and mass marketing, we don’t remain blank for long, though how much of that knowledge is based on fact is debatable. ... …

Thoughts on Downsizing Your Gear

Some days I feel like a multinational corporation in cargo pants. In the past decade, I’ve set up shop four times: twice in the U.S. and twice in England. ... …