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October 24th, 2020


What was a connective moment that made you realise you're never the same person again?

you don't always notice that ive branched

the taste of that embrace

not a self-directed perception

continuity of self


is it a path or is it more of a cycle, a cyclical change that build

when you're older curiosity is finding smarter better ways of doing something

removing your sense of self from your country

can I change my answer to peter's/norman's? šŸ˜

lonleyness is

"the first 20 hours"

youth is an emotional experience and adulthood is a cognitive one

network architecture of knowledge

causation and causality

undirected restlessness fuels curiosity, without the pull to change

quarantine has made us all explorers of the familiar

personal curiosity can feel like a bottomless pit sometimes

How does everyone deal with when others don't have the same level of curiosity that you do?

find the curious?

interesting, so there's an embedded curiosity

there's a certain power in being forced to build your own tools to deal through exploring what doesn't work for yourself

mentors don't

lack of

peeps on



"curiosity for someone vs curiosity for something"

the dark sode of curiosity :0

"stay hungry, stay foolish"

have people dealt with periods where they have very low curiosity

when I'm not 'fed' at work or with friends I

@Norman you've made me realize that I associate funk music (vulfpec, Cory Wong, etc) with curiosity. Feels like listening to funk feels like a full body experience, kind of like the bodily pull of my my curiosity

listening to it feels like a full body experience, kind of like my curiosity

crazy walls tumblr

afonso cush + writer

"art as technique"

"The purpose of art is to impart the sensation of things as they are perceived and not as they are known. The technique of art is to make objects 'unfamiliar,' to make forms difficult to increase the difficulty and length of perception because the process of perception is an aesthetic end in itself and must be prolonged."

"Perception requires involvement"


"curiosity is at the root of all beautiful things"


"enjoy the moments in which you are lost"



I often unconsciously slip into observer mode

I built this... thing for my writing. It's kind of like a personal website but different. Not really sure how to describe it but it's based on curiosity trails, very little professional architectural writing there right now but it was a way to experiment with thought design and non-linear structure and experience. A Digital Garden of forking paths if you will

How do I design for curious exploration?

Should the graph weigh second degree connections more heavily?

{{DONE}} Convert {{slider}} into an HTML range slider

{{DONE}} decrease the L/R padding between pages

{{TODO}} embedded blocks that link to a private page 404

should be tagged private

{{DONE}} long urls extend beyond the page causing rendering issues

this included twitter urls take a look at the rendering of Roam Research