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DARING TO BE DIFFERENT

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By Alex White-Huggins: Reviews/Fiction Editor

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“I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of catfish.” 550 more words

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Black Skin Means Bad News #diversity #race #discrimination

I’ve talked to many diversity executives over the years, and almost all have confirmed that in order to create real traction for their initiatives, to even gain acceptance of their presence and value, they have to talk about diversity like a business. 560 more words

Consideration

Sexism, ageism and all the other isms: Prof Jenny Saul on implicit bias and stereotype threat


In a previous post I wrote about implicit bias: a term that is used to describe the process when our beliefs unintentionally influence our views about and behaviours towards another person. 177 more words

Net Neutrality: To Rebrand or Not To Rebrand

Something interesting is happening on reddit that has the potential to impact the net neutrality debate. A California Congresswoman, Anna Eshoo, is running a contest on reddit to rebrand net neutrality. 1,804 more words

28 Days Earlier

The radio crackled into life, which was a surprise as it was DAB and they’re not supposed to crackle, it turned out to be a voice, a croaky angry sound muttering of betrayal laced with the fear of lost expenses. 604 more words

Indyref

Bias Big Data

Over the past few decades, the data collected has increased exponentially to the point that we can say that big data may now provide accurate analysis or as Former  623 more words

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Avoiding The Rose-Tinted Bias Of Your Memory

As people the sad truth is that our recollection of things is often wholly inaccurate. Whether it’s because of our subjective natures, or because we attach emotional elements or sentimental value to good memories or because we like to see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be, there’s some truth in the claim that we don’t really have great memories. 1,157 more words

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