Speed of conversation…

David Weinberger writes: There must be a mathematical way to express the Law of Conversational Overclocking: As the acceleration of conversation increases past the maximum speed of thought the quality of conversation deteriorates. In fact, isn’t there a sweet spot, which varies by topic, medium, number of participants, and personality? Conversations improve as they approach […]

Animated conversations.

“I don’t read any more. I just talk to people who have.” – Dr Tom Malloy University of Utah quoted by Paul B Hartzog at Many2Many. Hartzog continues When two people have a conversation, they act as proxies for the many ideas in their heads which are drawn from the many things they have read. […]