Life Is Just A Big Math Problem

A few iterations of “playing” Conway’s Game of Life from How To Speak Machine

Back in 1985, I took my first computer science course at MIT. We had spent the whole term discussing concepts borne completely in text, numbers, and punctuation marks.

I felt really stupid that day as the other nerds around me seemed to get it way more than me.

Illustration of an emergent “glider pattern” in How To Speak Machine

This metaphor can be carried over to the employees within a large corporation.

Math isn’t just a part of life. It is life.

John Maeda: Technologist and product experience leader that bridges business, engineering, design via working inclusively. Happily working at Everbridge☁️ :+).

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