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Social Media - The Necessary Evil

Social media – the blessing of my life and the bane of my life. The first part of the article is here if you have not read it yet. 1,050 more words

Working Together

One Thing Traveling Has Taught Me: Be open-minded

There are so many reasons for my passion for traveling, the most important being the possibility to gain perspective – perspective on behaviour and ways of living. 243 more words


Kidney Stone

Suddenly I started feeling a discomfort in my back. As it started getting worse I recognized that it was probably a kidney stone moving about. I’ve had them in the past, so I was able to recognize the sensation. 1,370 more words

No Category

Drawing the line: the complicated process of real debate

Dislike of another’s opinions and beliefs neither justifies our own nor makes us more certain of them: and to transfer the repugnance to the person himself is a mark of a vulgar mind. 1,017 more words


AI here and now

This video about IBM’s Watson is well worth watching.

Cultural Norms

What Is Normal - Can Normative Data Ever Exist In A World Of Individual Differences And Qualia

In the last few days I attended a wonderful conference in Dullstroom near the Kruger National Park in South Africa on rural doctors training, and the point was made that what was ‘normal’ training in the medical school environment would not work when planning to set up training sites for doctors in rural areas. 1,700 more words


It’s Hands and Fingers All Over Again

It’s Hands and Fingers All Over Again

by Barbara Chatzkel           

Welcome to this month’s insight into business body language. These posts are the place to get tips on the signals your body is sending and how to modify your body language to match your business message. 375 more words

Barbara Chatzkel