Tools to understand systems

This is very relevant: much of the way we communicate systems is still grounded in pencil and paper, but it really doesn’t have to be, and giving people better tools for thinking with will allow them to think and understand more deeply.

Bret Victor talks about systems that take the burden of visualising out of the viewer’s head, and allow them to actively test their understanding and assumptions.

Media for Thinking the Unthinkable. Then read this.