As you have seen, I'm a big fan of the written note as a form of love and thoughtfulness. It is also a powerful tool for empathy. I recently listened to Branden Harvey's Sounds Good podcast episode with Emily McDowell from earlier this year and it is GOOD. The short version of Emily's story is … Continue reading Emily McDowell & Empathy
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This is a follow up to my first post on Police Shootings, so be sure to check it out as well. Police involved shootings are an extremely emotional subject. And why wouldn’t they be? They always involve someone who has been injured or killed as well as someone who puts their life in danger on a … Continue reading More on Police Shootings
What's the difference between a credit report and a credit score? What is FICO? Are credit cards a necessary evil?
Today we're sticking with the theme of cyber security paranoia. Reply All's episodes about hacking were a fun little intro last week. Now I'm suggesting you listen to the Privacy Paradox from Note to Self. What is the Privacy Paradox? "It’s a five-day series of challenges, newsletters and mini-podcasts, that will help you take back control … Continue reading #FF Note to Self: Privacy Paradox
Note: I don't have a good reason for choosing this featured image. I was just tired of paintings of rich white dudes. As you may be able to guess (because it’s history and history is just one big circle of life), the Age of Enlightenment was very much connected to the Scientific Revolution. The ideas generated … Continue reading #TBT The Age of Enlightenment
Ok, here's a little pet peeve of mine. People who inch their cars forward at red lights. Here's why I think it's silly: Your automatic response to the light changing is to do the opposite of whatever you are currently doing. For example, if you're accelerating and see the light turn red, you automatically break. … Continue reading Quick! Be Better! Driving PSA
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Science. For those of you who are into science and math (BLESS YOU), this will hopefully be an interesting and maybe even exciting section on the Scientific Revolution. For the rest of you, I promise your science and math teachers have not hijacked this class and all will be returned to normal shortly. Remember … Continue reading #TBT The Scientific Revolution