I keep meeting interesting people online. Statistically, there must be a huge number of people who are my perfect match — same character, same interests, same skills, sometimes even the same history! I know someone who designed one of the most accomplished dating / matchmaking engines anywhere.
Posts Tagged ‘Cory Doctorow’
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Tags: Adam Smith, basic values, Cory Doctorow, error, five sources of unanticipated consequences, ignorance, imperious immediacy of interest, repurposing, Rob Norton, Robert Merton, self-fulfilling prophecies, the law of unintended consequences, unfavorable outcome of decisions, unintended consequences
The life-principle of unintended consequences is an oft-used street wisdom strapline, it is somewhat related to “be careful, you might get what you are wishing for!”, “the road to hell is paved with good intentions” and other wisdobots we may use as decision making tools.