gohlkusmaximus.com
Now with fewer randomized taglines!

archive for the 'Communication' category

8/2/10 Our brains reject facts, and misinformation makes us confident. Ah, well.

This post may or may not contain the following excerpt (or is it a summary?):

This tab has been open in my browser at work since July 11th, because I’ve been meaning to finish reading this article and posting it, but I just haven’t gotten to it. From “How facts backfire” in The Boston Globe: [W]e often base our opinions on our beliefs, which can have an uneasy relationship with […]

ornamental divider

Read the rest of Our brains reject facts, and misinformation makes us confident. Ah, well.

ornamental divider

4/30/10 danger + opportunity ≠ crisis

This post may or may not contain the following excerpt (or is it a summary?):

The Chinese word for crisis doesn’t consist of the words “danger” and “opportunity.” Sorry to burst your bubble. A Professor of Chinese Language and Literature told me so. Those who are as pedantic as I will want to read more.

ornamental divider

Read the rest of danger + opportunity ≠ crisis

ornamental divider

4/2/10 Compare and contrast…

This post may or may not contain the following excerpt (or is it a summary?):

“Though, in reviewing the incidents of my administration, I am unconscious of intentional error, I am nevertheless too sensible of my defects not to think it probable that I may have committed many errors.” – George Washington, 1796

ornamental divider

Read the rest of Compare and contrast…

ornamental divider

2/20/09 How to put words on signs

This post may or may not contain the following excerpt (or is it a summary?):

atom.smasher.org + says-it.com = we’re doomed

ornamental divider

Read the rest of How to put words on signs

ornamental divider

8/7/08 George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language,” 1946

This post may or may not contain the following excerpt (or is it a summary?):

Apparently I’ve never posted a link to this essay by George Orwell. Now I’m rectifying that situation. Read it now. From George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language,” 1946: In our time it is broadly true that political writing is bad writing. Where it is not true, it will generally be found that the writer […]

ornamental divider

Read the rest of George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language,” 1946

ornamental divider

8/1/08 Troll provides secret to defeating trolls

This post may or may not contain the following excerpt (or is it a summary?):

In “Malwebolence – The World of Web Trolling”, to be published in the next New York Times Magazine and available now online, a troll reveals the secret of how not to be trolled: …the Theory of the Green Hair. “You have green hair,” he told me. “Did you know that?” “No,” I said. “Why not?” […]

ornamental divider

Read the rest of Troll provides secret to defeating trolls

ornamental divider

7/31/08 A Brief Message

This post may or may not contain the following excerpt (or is it a summary?):

A Brief Message dot com features design opinions expressed in short form—200 words or less.

ornamental divider

Read the rest of A Brief Message

ornamental divider

more archives:

 By topic:

 By month:

ornamental divider

© 2000-2017 Jason L. Gohlke. Powered by me & my WordPress.