Month: November 2018

Perspective

 Perspective is what brings to life a set of data points that on their own lack clear meaning. But like all things, perspective can be a double edged sword: in the best of moments it gives us a deeper understanding of the gestalt of a system and in the worst, fills our minds with a…


Consolidation of Power: Efficiency or Control?

There is always a frustration when politics seems laborious, filled with bureaucracy, and frankly, just slow. Additionally, there are expenditures that are confusing and seem inflated. And then there is an attempt to change the system. At the surface, it seems logical and in line with general business practices. Who doesn’t want to achieve more…


Science, Technology, and the Media

A recent video (http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/10/30/new-york-times-report-tech-elites-keeping-devices-out-their-childrens-schools) elucidated a very concerning, yet common phenomenon – scientific misuse. In the segment, the commentator suggests that technology is poisoning children and the guest discusses how tablets being brought into the classroom are not magically making education better, that depression and anxiety are on the rise, and that technology is the…