Phishy Corporate Communications

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Just Do It

The “just” part is the hard part. Ego depletion may not be real (another), but it certainly seems so for myself. Recently when stressed, I made lots and lots of bad decisions earlier in the day than normal. These tactics are essentially my own strategy for getting in gym almost every day: Chaining: Add it as… Continue reading Just Do It

Learning Tech

I learned electronics as a kid by messing around with old radios that were easy to tamper with because they were designed to be fixed. Lee Felsesnsteinin The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson The story I tell about how I ended up working in information… Continue reading Learning Tech

Better Predictions

13.7: Cosmos and Culture has a good article on predictions. Making good predictions isn’t just about your accuracy; it’s also about your calibration. Accuracy = how often correct Calibration = confidence level in the prediction All too often when we see predictions no one asks about the calibration. Nor do we go back and check the… Continue reading Better Predictions