There is a concept called the “Ladder of Abstraction” created by American linguist S. I. Hayakawa in his 1939 book Language in Action. It describes the way that humans think and communicate in varying degrees of abstraction. Humans are constantly interacting with our environment all day and automatically referencing concepts (objects, ideas) at different levels of… Continue reading Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction – Choosing the appropriate abstraction level
Month: September 2021
Hello Zettelkasten world!
This is my new blog. I am going to write using the Zettelkasten (zk) method. Its like a wiki with short notes. Here is a great intro post. The zk method should help me amplify my thinking and writing skills, so I am vey excited to get this working. I am going to start off… Continue reading Hello Zettelkasten world!