Power Your Tribe (Christine Comaford)

Power Your Tribe With Christine Comaford
McGrawHillPro
Apr 6, 2018

On 2/26/18, Christine Comaford presented Power Your Tribe, a McGraw-Hill Professional Work Smarter webinar.

The Need to Read (WSJ, 2016)

Ideas > The Saturday Essay
The Need to Read
Reading books remains one of the best ways to engage with the world, become a better person and understand life’s questions, big and small
By Will Schwalbe
Nov. 25, 2016
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-need-to-read-1480083086

Continuous Learning
The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk
The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/317602

David Miti, The Carpenter

Life Doesn’t End as a Double Amputee
The Atlantic
Jul 13, 2018

“I saw this little workshop out back,” Austin Meyer told The Atlantic. “I walked over and the first person I saw was David Miti, sitting on his bench, making crutches. When I realized he had no legs, the poetry of the moment hit me, and I couldn’t wait to hear his story.”

James Bridle (TED, 2018)

The nightmare videos of childrens’ YouTube — and what’s wrong with the internet today
James Bridle
TED
Jul 13, 2018

Writer and artist James Bridle … From “surprise egg” reveals and the “Finger Family Song” to algorithmically created mashups of familiar cartoon characters in violent situations … our increasingly data-driven world

Prediction. Opinion might be better.

Artificial Intelligence Shows Why Atheism Is Unpopular
Sigal Samuel
The Atlantic. Jul 23, 2018
https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/07/artificial-intelligence-religion-atheism/565076

… We were able to predict this in some cases up to three times more accurately than linear regression analysis

people tend to secularize when four factors are present: existential security (you have enough money and food), personal freedom (you’re free to choose whether to believe or not), pluralism (you have a welcoming attitude to diversity), and education (you’ve got some training in the sciences and humanities)

“It’s like, you go to the doctor, they give an opinion. It’s always an opinion, we never say a doctor’s prediction. Usually, we go with the doctor’s opinion because they’ve seen many cases like this, many humans who come in with the same thing.

It is social engineering.

related:
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/terror-management-theory