College Board & its African American Studies Course
The New York Times published a piece about the College Board’s African American Studies Course. “Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida banned the A.P. course, after a draft curriculum was leaked.Credit…Mike Lang/USA Today Network”
Culture. Tradition. Culturally Competent to know the difference?
What’s what? I avoided cable news outlets in preparation for the 2022 midterms. I tried. Skipping along channels one day, I listened to a White male voice. He lauded being from Florida and evoked “tradition” back into our country. He longed for an exclusive society with specific traditions. How does that look? One Nationality! Full […]
Brains that Rewire – Not everyone’s!
Helen Santoro’s brain networks rewired itself. New York Times The Curious Hole in My Head.
Sept. 4, 2022
To Reframe or To Remain in a lane is the question!
What’s the language of a perceived problem versus a reframed problem?
Come on, Everyone Lies a Little, right? Liar, Liar, Pants on fire!
Liar! Liar! One explanation for the origin of the “Liar, liar pants on fire” rhyme involves the curiosity of a young country boy who stole a cigar from his daddy’s smoke box and hid in the tool shed to secretly mimic his father. After the boy lit the cigar, his dad smelled the potent smoke […]
Citizenship for Words is a Thing?
Accurate reviews of books, articles, and posts dignify a writer’s words. It’s refreshing to cross lines into other worldviews to dignify humanity.
Unpredictability & Three Answers Tolstoy’s story of the emperor’s decree asks whoever can answer to receive a reward: What is the best time to do each thing? Who are the most important people to work with? What is the most important thing to always do? I feel afraid at times. It stems from unpredictable feelings. […]
The Upside to the Tower of Babel
Fragmented Systems The Upside to the Tower of Babel Photo by US Army Forces that Bind Jonathan Hait recently published an article in the Atlantic. “Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid.” He likens America’s fragmentation with the Tower of Babel as a metaphor for Social Media’s impact. People, groups, […]
Sustainability & The World Cafe
RRB6 My acronym means nothing to readers outside of my / our story. Today’s anecdote is an example of exploration for answers to questions that matter. My RRB6 represents the body of people who think about such questions by using a method called The World Café. The group wants to understand more about the complex […]
Who has the Stronghold on Algorithms?
Why does the machine learning community continue to accept a certain level of dysfunction for certain groups?