May 18, 2006
Engines of Serendipity
Wish I had time to muse more fully on this, because it’s one of the best and most interesting blogposts I’ve read in ages: Nick Carr on serendipity. Not just the modern disputes, either (though he gets to those); Carr actually starts off with a brief history of the concept.
Three Princes of Serendip, y’all.