Simplicity, Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem

I try to live by the rule that things must be simple. Complicated things are obvious in need of more thought. Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem It all started with William of Occam (aka Ockham), the 14th?century English philosopher who wrote this in latin, which literally means , ‘entities are not to be multiplied more than necessary’. This principle, known as Occam’s razor, implies that all other things being equal, the explanation that involves inventing the fewest new concepts is always to be preferred. Simplicity is not about deficiency, It takes a lot of effort to produce elegant and … Continue reading Simplicity, Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem

Tools, tools, tools, my favorites

Over the years I have used computers to get things done, either professionally or for my personal use.Computers have exapnded to more areas, so have my tools. Some jobs remain the same, many new possibities have been added. So here are my favorite tools: Computers Notebooks are the way of the future it seems. Bulky minitowers are for gamers, for the rest they are too noisy, too large and a waste of space.My current notebooks are DELL Latitude, though I manage to change once in every two years (some one has to test the new model…). Operating system Windows XP … Continue reading Tools, tools, tools, my favorites