Many British voters in the Brexit referendum seem to have failed to acquire, understand and/or assess information pertinent to their complex voting decision. Continue reading Brexit, Cognitive Productivity and the Diffuse Death of Expertise
Month: June 2016
Swipe Without Exposing Yourself to Seductive Distractors on iOS
Most of us crave new information. There are evolutionary reasons for this. However, in the modern world, “news” in its various insidious forms, is a dangerous source of distraction, even for people who strive to be proactive. So, here’s a particular source of distraction, and how to protect yourself from it.
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SharpBrains Article: 5 Ideas to Help Knowledge Workers Increase Lifelong Learning and Productivity
To execute on CogZest’s mission to help knowledge workers use cognitive science and technology to “Thrive in the Sea of Knowledge”, I’ve written an article for SharpBrains that explains the basics and benefits of productive practice.
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Is this a Buggy Measure of Divergent Thinking?
For over 25 years, I’ve been making software fail. It’s not that I am a QA person, though I have often (as a side function) led QA efforts. And I don’t mean that I’ve been building failed software. I simply mean that I seem to discover, or cause the discovery of, more than my fair share of bugs.