Leanings toward heresy

Complex and Simple By acknowledging that societal issues and solutions are complex, do we then believe complex solutions are the only options? Is it true that a complex issue cannot have a simple solution? * Data Data is neither good nor bad. It offers no explanation and on its own cannot provide a definitive sense … Continue reading Leanings toward heresy

Snips: Wager. Think. Data. Face Book.

Wager. I bet that homeless people don't sit in a circle in the back lane trying to define poverty before they can go seek shelter and a sandwich. *** Think. When we talk of the marginalized, we marginalize them even further. *** Data Data points at signals and combines together into patterns that often defy … Continue reading Snips: Wager. Think. Data. Face Book.

What’s Different About Me?

I saw a colleague at a meeting. He said, "Something is different about you." I shrugged. I had no clue. He kept looking at me. "Hey," I said. "You're staring at me." He laughed. I laughed. We joined others for our meeting. Half way through, he leaned over, grinned, and said, "I just realized what's … Continue reading What’s Different About Me?