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The Gamblers’ Fallacy at the Queue
February 1, 2017

The Gamblers’ Fallacy at the Queue

The Gamblers’ Fallacy is when gamblers notice that a slot machine programmed to be random has not produced a winner …Read the Rest

Competition vs. Cooperation
January 18, 2017

Competition vs. Cooperation

The very divisive election in the US really came down to whether folks saw their goal in life was to …Read the Rest

The Undoing Project
December 29, 2016

The Undoing Project

It is hard not to like one of Michael Lewis‘ books.  The Undoing Project is no exception. It is …Read the Rest

Failing the Marshmallow Test
June 11, 2016

Failing the Marshmallow Test

We wrote a blog about the Marshmallow Test some years ago. That’s when kids are given one marshmallow and are …Read the Rest

Ethnic Stereotypes: Easy for Attitudes, Hard to Identify
May 13, 2016

Ethnic Stereotypes: Easy for Attitudes, Hard to Identify

I was recently in an all-you-can-eat sushi place.  While they served Japanese food, I noticed that all the servers were …Read the Rest

Bartolomeo Cristofori Should Have Had a Patent
September 2, 2015

Bartolomeo Cristofori Should Have Had a Patent

The recent 350th anniversary of the invention of the piano brought to mind the immense changes we have seen in …Read the Rest

Republican Primary – Survivor
August 5, 2015

Republican Primary – Survivor

We have been watching the herd of US Republican candidates scramble and shoot off darts at each other, forming alliances …Read the Rest

I Joined a Knew Fraterkneety
July 15, 2015

I Joined a Knew Fraterkneety

Have you ever noticed how commonalities can bind people?  How when you run into someone, even in the South China …Read the Rest

Fears for Tiers
June 14, 2015

Fears for Tiers

We have heard a lot about the danger of two tier systems, particularly with respect to our medical system.  The …Read the Rest

Best Local Store Promotion
May 12, 2015

Best Local Store Promotion

A Latino owned barbecue restaurant decided to do a White Appreciation Day.  What a great example of a local store …Read the Rest

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