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What is the best advice/feedback you have ever received?

As I was again reading When to Rob a Bank (if you can’t tell, I’m a big Freakonomist), I came upon a section describing what the best advice Stephen Dubner had received. 230 more words

Stephen Dubner

Let's Get Right Into It

I know this is the first post, and instead of explaining what the site is about (you can see the About page for that), I’m going to get right into the deep end. 239 more words

Stephen Dubner


This week I began learning about podcasting in my Journalism 2.0 course. I was excited to learn about the topic because I often pass by the “ 645 more words

Journalism 2.0

The Only Two Secrets You Need To Know

A few years before he wrote Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner wanted to follow me around. To shadow me so he can find out how depraved I was. 1,477 more words

Selling healthy nutrition: what the experts just don't get

Earth to Cleveland Clinic: under no circumstances is a bowl of oatmeal (even one as photogenic as this one featured on your Twitter feed) a… 1,939 more words

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Books read in 2014

As the year is almost over, it’s time to list the books I’ve read. I always aim for 24 a year, which I never reach, but this year has been particularly pitiful. 318 more words


Freaky thoughts: is marketing helpful, or misleading? (Or magic?)

Catching up on podcasts, I just listened to a recent Freakonomics episode that included a lengthy discussion about whether marketing predominantly misleads consumers or guides them in the direction of better products. 332 more words