For the most, this was people showing-off their successes, how many older people they had saved from peril (mostly keeping them out of hospital), how many standard deviations from the mean their intervention had generated and so on.
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Covid – My blog is calling (Week one, through a doctor/dad/outsider’s lens)
Fear of doing the wrong thing is a fundamental of quality improvement. If you are afraid to act because people might call you out or think you stupid, you won’t do anything, and the quality won’t improve. It won’t necessarily deteriorate either, yet, in times of radical change, that is worse.
Gutenberg and Tim
Great and awful events have happened throughout history sans likes and tweets.
The Age of Information and The Last Kabbalist
As to what this says about me and chickens, I don’t know.
Yet, who has written this sentence? Me or Apple? Is it based on my ideas or those of others?
I have never watched the Brady Bunch.
I thank Stephen King for first hitting on this idea*. The existence of the concept of telepathy. I can’t necessarily read your mind, but you can mine. How? You are doing it now. Reading these words, whether today, tomorrow, next year, is opening a little window into my consciousness; this is what I am thinking.Continue reading “Mind-reading”
What makes networks work?
I think it is now established that the only way to meaningfully achieve anything new or novel, at scale, is through networks. One person going it alone, battling away at whatever is not enough to change the world or create a movement; equally, although there are some very bright, creative people out there, the onlyContinue reading “What makes networks work?”
Forward and Back *two
Here is another interpretation of social media, the past and depression; there is a theory, that social media – Facebook in particular, acts like a memory and experiential sieve. It pulls-out predominantly good experiences and demotes the negatives. This might sound like good and common sense; after all, is that not what we do withContinue reading “Forward and Back *two”