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The 10 commandments of Teaching

The 10 commandments of Teaching

By Bertrand Russel. The Ten Commandments that, as a teacher, I should wish to promulgate, might be set forth as follows: Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. Do not think it worth while to proceed by concealing evidence, for the evidence is sure to come to...
Lessons in Collaboration

Lessons in Collaboration

Wikipedia is amazing, but it seems that ants have been at collaboration long before Jimmy Wales came up with the idea. But then again, observations recorded in Steven Johnson’s book Emergence, humans often unconsciously behave in similar ways. Wikipedia is...

Statistics, Fear and Manipulation

Here’s an interesting observation. It’s from an excerpt from Steven Levitt’s book Freakonomics. Fear best thrives in the present tense. That is why experts rely on it; in a world that is increasingly impatient with long-term processes, fear is a potent...

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