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Will Simpson
I must keep doing my best even though I'm a failure. My peak cognition is behind me. One day soon I will read my last book, write my last note, eat my last meal, and kiss my sweetie for the last time.

With Nassim Nicholas Taleb's take on the Lindy phenomenon, and our understanding of survivorship bi
  1. Is new technology better?6 votes
    1. Yes! Hell Yes! Bar the gates, Yes!
    2. No, 7 years of history is enough
    3. No, 37 years of history is enough
    4. I don't care.


  • How would you determine the age of software? The Archive is four years old. Yet, it looks back at his ancestor nvALT and inherits part of its wisdom.

    If you app allows free flow of data (e.g. plaintext) age is extended by lineage.

    I am a Zettler

  • I'd opt for "don't care" because I don't typically wait for 7 years before investing in new technology.
    When we are talking about PC software and new technology then maturity is the least important to me. Then again, new technology is not something I depend on voluntarily.

    my first Zettel uid: 202008120915

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