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The Dunning-Kruger Effect and a Few Million Aspiring Authors

A few nights ago I was at the agents party for the British Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. It’s where mostly unpublished writers get to listen to, then mingle with, literary agents—the first-level gatekeepers to the arcane world of publishing. 1,680 more words

Bad Writing

No offense . . .

Today 3 Geeks and a Law Blog offers an interesting post by Casey Flaherty: “No Offense, But Aren’t You Embarrassed to Open Your Mouth?” Flaherty is known for creating the Service Delivery Review (formerly known as the Legal Tech Audit) and generally promoting efficient lawyering through technology in a variety of ways including via his company, Procertas. 1,051 more words

People Skills

Not afraid to tell the truth?

This guy right here at the hilariously-named I AM NOT AFRAID TO TELL THE TRUTH1 blog is a classic example of the Dunning-Kruger effect… 802 more words

The one-shot library and information literacy instruction is not theoretically sound

My year studying my PGCHE is over. I’ve handed in my research project and all I need to do now is wait for the results. I’ll reflect on the process another time, but for now, what did my research tell me? 729 more words


The Dunning-Kruger effect

“If you are aren’t confused by quantum theory, then you haven’t really understood it” – Paraphrased quote by John Wheeler/Neils Bohr?

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge” – Charles Darwin… 1,983 more words