Here is some of what I have been reading since December 6th:
- Trials and Errors: Why Science Is Failing Us
"searching for correlations is a terrible way of dealing with the primary subject of much modern research: those complex networks at the center of life. While correlations help us track the relationship between independent measurements, such as the link between smoking and cancer, they are much less effective at making sense of systems in which the variables cannot be isolated."
- To Know, but Not Understand: Science and Big Data
"the massive amounts of data necessary to deal with complex phenomena exceed any single brain's ability to grasp, yet networked science rolls on"
Great Toronto-based startup: "Speakerfile is the better way for keynote speakers & public speakers to find speaking engagements."
Here is some of what I have been reading since August 3rd:
Here is some of what I have been reading since July 12th:
- How Reframers Unleash Innovation in Their Companies (And Beyond) – Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu, Prasad Kaipa, Simone Ahuja – The Conversation – Harvard Business Review
"A select group of smart leaders are reframing their mental models — i.e., radically shifting their perception of the world — to conjure up disruptive business model innovations that could rewrite the rules of the game in your industry."
- The Neuroscience of Leadership
Interesting article from Strategy+Business magazine
- Phys Ed: The Men Who Stare at Screens – Well Blog – NYTimes.com
Yikes, too close to home. "The men worked out, then sat in cars and in front of televisions for hours, and their risk of heart disease soared, despite the exercise. Their workouts did not counteract the ill effects of sitting."
- When it comes to research, we live in interesting times
"Those of us who tell ourselves we are curious about the world are actually swimming in 'evidence' that has been filtered again and again in favour of interestingness."
- The Tenacious Buzz of Malaria
Innovative mosquitos & their malarial parasites, and our own underestimating have made malaria responsible for 1/2 of human deaths in history