E42: The offloaded brain, part 2: applications

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Suppose you believed that the ecological/embodied cognitive scientists of last episode had a better grasp on cognition than does our habitual position that the brain is a computer, passively perceiving the environment, then directing the body to perform steps in calculated plans. If so, technical practices like test-driven design, refactoring in response to "code smells," and the early-this-century fad for physical 3x5 cards might make more sense. I explain how. I also sketch how people might use such ideas when designing their workplace and workflow.

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I was helped by Steve Doubleday, Ron Jeffries, and Ted M. Young

I took the picture of Dawn in the tango close embrace.
E42: The offloaded brain, part 2: applications
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