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Winter Read 2021/2022

  • 2022-02-01

With COVID not really gone, winter 2021/2022 was made for reading. Here is my list of books, I recommend to you: The Age of the Living Machines  from Susan HockfieldAre you asking yourself, what’s next after Blockchain and Quantum? I think it will be “Bio”. We already learn a lot...


The Map is Not the Territory

  • 2022-01-01

The “Map-territory relation” (Wikipedia) describes the relationship between an object and a representation of that object, as in the relation between a geographical territory and a map of it. This – in my opinion – is one of the most important mental models for consultants. The Polish-American scientist and philosopher Alfred Korzybski remarked in 1931 that “the...