rich devaul


adding page this day at mit talks (first took notes on solve for x page)..


Tales from the moonshot factory: #MLTalks with Joe Jacobson and @TheteamatXs Rich DeVaul starts now! Watch here:

‘choosing to be bothered by the things thought impossible’

‘always striving to bring in new perspectives/diversity’ – Rich DeVaul

‘to get 10x better.. have to throw some things out’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

gupta roadblock/irrelevant s law

‘figuring out why this isn’t going to work’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

‘by showing others this is a possible thing to do we encourage others to work in the space’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

graeber model law

‘need to be secret so we have the freedom to kill (let go of) things’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

‘i’d love to see a future of all these (fb, loon, x, et al).. collab ing on really big problems’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

io dance ness

‘the engine goal to attack these really big problems’ – Joe Jacobson – #mltalks

‘hey.. i’m this crazy guy and i think we can do this thing’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

a nother idea here Rich

‘the more we got to go out on our own (x under alphabet) the more we could collab with others’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

ni\ zoom dance ness

‘we do crowdsource ideas. part of why i’m here. if you have a great idea i’d like to hear about it’ Rich DeVaul #mltalks

listen deeper

hlb [hosting-life-bits]

‘to have meaningful innovation..have to have a critical mass’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

perhaps time to moonshot for 7 bn [aka: not part\ial.. for (blank)’s sake…]

hlb [hosting-life-bits]

‘to solve hardest problems need: more people so connectivity (huge); falling in love w problem’- Rich DeVaul #mltalks

hlb [hosting-life-bits] & deep enough

‘if one shot on goal.. be thoughtful upfront.. ie: library vs lab et al’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

quiet enough to see

‘about organizing for discovery rather than for engineering’ – Joe Jacobson #mltalks

a nother way

hlb [hosting-life-bits]

as the day [aka: not part\ial.. for (blank)’s sake…]

‘x not taking on new innovats of ie decision making..that’s tapping into info already there’-Rich DeVaul #mltalks

or not

diff data as key [self-talk as data]

‘tools that enable all of us to do’ – Rich DeVaul #mltalks

mech simple enough

via gershenfeld sel

has to be all of usall of us


perhaps a ginormously small moonshot would be via a mechanism to refocus the infrastructure – so that 7 billion people could play. everyday. as the day.