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A function of the mistakes

There is little precedent to predetermine if something works. As Nassim Taleb writes, “Trial and error is freedom.”

Is cryptocurrency legitimate?

Will autonomous cars be safe?

Do social networks divide us?

Even brilliant minds slip up, especially in the incipient stages.

But we should ultimately be judged by the volume of our work rather than our shortcomings.

Rightness is a function of the mistakes we make

That’s why we must keep pushing along in the attempt to nail down the working circuits.

It all looks and sounds stupid before it appears smart.

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of Discvr.blog and four books.