Shooting Clay Pigeons This leap occurred in my mid 20’s. It was a leap of understanding something that I had just accepted as a problem that was just “the way it was.” It happened as a result of my joining a trap-shooting-club (shooting clay disks with a shot gun.) Each time it is your turn,…

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I came across someone who owns a school for special students. She is a caring and helpful person. But she holds very fixed ideas about how to teach someone to read. You learn the letters. You sound out how the letters are supposed to sound-like with temporarily ignoring the many exceptions which are context-sensitive. Those…

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Leaping Through IQ-Tests When in middle school, I was tested several times using what was at the time the standard IQ test. As I remember it, the test was 6 or 8 pages long and had around 100 questions (as I remember it.) I never did well on these tests at all. Keep in mind,…

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People normally learn and grow through life in a somewhat steady or level progression of step-by-step and detail-oriented-process that depends on detail-memory a lot. In school there is a strong bias toward rewarding students who follow the methods and the processes as they are intended. Students who do not follow those processes for whatever the…

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I just connected with you via LinkedIn and read your blog. I wanted to add something which is a departure from your ideas. It was an outcome from your writing about Robots in Human TV Show. I wrote a Robot book found at: http://x.co/9YGum – this book was written from my “future”, from my future imagination, and…

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