Heuristic: (adj.) a replicable method for directing one's attention in learning, discovery, or problem-solving. Originally derived from the Greek "heurisko" (εὑρίσκω), meaning "I find".
Wednesday, 26 October 2005
Here's asummary of an interesting speech given by Tim O'Reilly about emerging technologies & patterns, and the way to portray them. Since seeing some of Edward Tufte's diagrams I've been smitten by the importance of concisely informative visuals. Like a good software application, they are a nexus of artistic and scientific ingenuity. The slides that accompany the presentation are here.