“Anti-Bias” training? Is there worse nomenclature, not to mention approach?

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I’m troubled by NPR’s recent article describing the bias training Starbucks is undertaking. In it, Yuki Noguchi writes: Eliminating bias would require people to become completely self-aware and objective about their own thoughts, and [the consultant] says no one’s found … Continued

‘I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think’

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Thanks for the post title, Socrates! …oh, and the teaching philosophy (except, I like “help” instead of “make”) I suck at LinkedIn — like, I just go in & accept the connections I have, kinda scroll for 0.2 seconds, then … Continued

Striking At the Root of Our Problems

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The other night, my little brother admitted struggling in his Literature classes (not atypical for a boy). My eyes flashed at the first sign of trouble. Any time there’s a threat to my brother bear, the grizzly in me starts … Continued

‘Missed Connections’ — 5 Tips for Improving Your Social Signal-to-Noise Ratio

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Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is “a measure of how much useful information there is in a system (for example, the Internet), as a proportion of the entire contents. It is used in science and engineering to express the level of a … Continued