Now We Have your Attention uses psycotic claims and neuroscientific farse to adress political, physical, social and intellectual systems. As evidenced by a our complete disregard for spelling, we make no effort to be empirically accurate, normatively meaningful or politically correct. The name comes from the blog's first medium: the posts began in the bath room stalls of Brown University Libraries.
Imagine each block as maintaining a number value on an arbitrary scale, say between 0 and 100. This value might reflect some quantitative measure, but it often is a crude approximation of a qualitative idea. As such, the exact meaning of a block value is often open to interpretation.
Each Block has outputs and inputs. Outputs are a temporal summation of the inputs. Inputs can be positive and negative. If the positive inputs exceed the negative inputs, then the value increases over time, and vice versa. Again, since no attempt is made to actually quantify the inputs and outputs, predictions are usually qualitative in nature.
Capt. Knowles would like to remind you that the measure of man is wither he has "killed more whales, broken more girls' hearts, whipped more men, been drunk oftener, and pushed his way through more perils, pleasures, pains and general vicissitudes of fortune than any other man in the known world."