Current conception of Orbit is overly memory-focused; where’s the poetry?

Kawara is a very interesting reference—a “spaced everything” product focused on inspiration, friends, etc.

Hollis Robbins points out (2020-04-15, 2020-04-17) that hilarity and embarrassment are powerful learning emotions, and much more “alive” than simple spaced repetition mechanisms. If something hilarious happens in a seminar, you’re very likely to remember the details around it for quite some time. And, more literally (2020-09-10): “Don’t forget figures of speech and rhetoric generally! Nobody forgets a good chiasmus…”

Bushra Farooqui (2020-07-01):

Experience as a spaced repetition. I’ll keep saying loving words in different ways and forms to nephew so he can internalize it as an inner voice. A repeated line of conversation acts like a reified, embodied reminder, until it becomes a part of his cognitive architecture

Where is the Life we have lost in living?
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? (Eliot, 1963)