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[Xmca-l] Re: What is the word



Keeping you waiting?  :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf3-el-dJAw

Best,
Huw

On 12 January 2016 at 01:59, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:

> Was there a link coming forth?
>
>
> From:  Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 11, 2016 6:31 PM
> To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
> Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: What is the word
>
> Apropos of Bowie's "western tarot" (or divination), this video is about a
> savant, Daniel Tammet. The whole documentary is interesting.  However,
> there is an interesting parallel between unconscious divination activity
> and the kinds of experience Daniel describes during a poker experiment (see
> the clip between 28:00 to 31:00).  "But something in my head was telling me
> to do that anyway, because of the imagery I was experiencing".
>
> Also of immediate acitivity-historical interest in this footage are the
> Japanese children's use of imaginary abaci (soroban).
>
> Best,
> Huw
>
>