A Big Little Idea Called Legibility

Roam on Sundays VIII

Hey guys,

Last week’s Zoom meeting was incredibly fun, you can watch it here. And, as usual, this week’s Zoom will be at 8PM EST right here.

The essay I covered this week is Venkatesh Rao’s summary of James C. Scott’s Seeing Like a State. Understanding the failure modes that come with our desire to make things legible is a very crucial mental model that will hopefully save you from making critical errors in the future.

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A Big Little Idea Called Legibility

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