Simplicity

The weblog Simplicity lists some ‘laws of simplicity.’ Here is one of my favorites:

Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, while adding the meaningful.

I also replace ‘Simplicity’ with ‘Good research.’ I will read papers looking for this definition of simplicity, and I am going to work on achieving such simplicity in my own work. I read much research that does the reverse: It subtracts the meaningful and adds the obvious. Including my own efforts. But no more.

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