Monthly Archives: May, 2018

Image of the Day: A New Kind of Brain Surgery

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH I know that the artificial intelligence and the humanoid robots are on the horizon, if not already upon us, but this image is still unsettling: Getty, Matt Cardy This explanat…

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The Art of Demotivation

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH The title of this post is the title of a book by E. L. Kersten. Here is the jacket summary: Motivation has become a multi-billion dollar industry, courtesy of the patronage of…

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Accepting Increased Contingency Is Immoral—and Eroding the Profession

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Rebecca Bodenheimer has contributed a freelance opinion piece to CNN that is very lucid, very galvanizing, and very much worth reading and sharing. In it, she connects to the …

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Harvard Grad Students Vote to Unionize, Prepare to Negotiate Initial Contract

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH In a post for Talking Union, Paul Garver provides details on the decision of Harvard University to recognize and to bargain with the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Aut…

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