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#MeToo With Privilege

CW: discussion of verbal and physical sexual harassment in the workplace

The summer I was twenty, between college semesters, I worked in the office at Bee’s Cleaning Supply. 742 more words


The Tint - Part One - The Colour Out There

We’ve all seen those magazine articles from the 60’s and 70’s that urged people to go out and give themselves assignments that involved taking pictures with a theme – a letter of the alphabet, or a flower, or a colour. 560 more words


Bias of the Crowd

The notion of a participatory culture intrigues me and I encouraged my own children and students to become involved in society’s discussion. Facebook and other social media outlets teem with discussions on the most recent news resulting in heated discussions on politics and social issues. 392 more words


Science and Nonscience

By Neil Lock – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Today, I’m going to write about science. This won’t be a technical paper. It won’t be full of numbers or equations. 2,361 more words


Calling BS: A book review of Kahneman's "Judgment under uncertainty"

We usually think of bias in the context of underlying motivations or interests, particularly in the political realm. The underlying premise of this book is that there are much more fundamental biases in human judgments. 1,868 more words

Book Reviews

Empathy realizing by itself is easy.
Realizing empathy, on the other hand, can be difficult.

Sometimes this is difficult due to a bias or a lack awareness.

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Short Form

Is bias a bad thing?

“A bias is a tendency, inclination or prejudice toward or against something or someone,” according to Psychology Today. What does that even mean?

Let’s take a practical example. 528 more words

Personal Experience