Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

“data are never neutral”

On the last Friday of each month I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Music is art, and art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for.” —@taylorswift13 in Innovation Lessons from Taylor Swift by @skap5… Read more »

network literacy

On the last Friday of each month I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The biggest butterfly effect is how a horny college student wanting to rate girls caused the collapse of global democracy.” —@santiagomayer_ “Levels of scientific literacy among non-scientists doesn’t seem… Read more »

the energy to refute

On the last Friday of each month I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “One day historians will view ant-vaxxers the same way they viewed climate deniers and those who drowned women because they were witches.” —@DavidPrice “When the virus is circulating in… Read more »

the last fortnight

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. The next Friday’s Finds post will be on 24 September, as these will now be posted the last Friday of each month. “Twitter is a place where you can watch people who don’t read… Read more »

we have met the enemy

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. The Twitter Paradox — “I loathe the fact that Twitter is a place where I am exposed to profound thoughts and new experiences, as well as a breeding ground for hate and harassment.” —@TheWorstDev… Read more »

learning with others

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. After a two-week hiatus I will slowly get back to more regular blogging. @PicardTips — “Picard management tip: Keep group meetings short. Take your time with one-on-ones.” @DThom_ — “Universities: let’s be leaders and… Read more »

making meaning

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The hardest part of teaching: Having to justify to students that what they’re learning in school is relevant and will be useful in the future.” —@AnaFabrega11 The Most Precious Resource is Agency Agency is… Read more »

returning

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Always urgent, but never specific. That should get the result you want.” —@MeetingBoy “Saying it’s ‘post-pandemic’ because your regional lockdown is over is like saying it’s ‘post-climate change’ because the flooding in your town… Read more »

it’s science

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @A_AMilne — “My father used to say that the third-rate brain thought with the majority, the second-rate brain thought with the minority and the first-rate brain thought for itself. Where there was uncertainty, where… Read more »

driving blind

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “I do admin exactly like I clean vomit: Hold breath, enter without looking, do something, retreat, retch, wipe eyes, breathe, repeat.” —@ChristoMove “Most doctors are rather good with healthcare of individuals, but not that… Read more »