What is worthy of our attention? I was not displeased to find the following this week to distract me from the literal popping of skyborne distractions, the piercing of their millimeter-thin Mylar sheath by $25 billion worth of high tech weaponry, when a 5 cent knitting needle would have done the trick, an apt analogy for our tendency to over-solve.
This Week in Value
Evaluating People is Shady Business
- How does Spotify know you so well? Well, it doesn’t. It still recommends “soothing forrest sounds” for me when I’m driving. Ok, maybe it does know me pretty well:
- The End of Grading? Its about time. Though much of my work involves comparing things, I think often of when, in Freshman year at UCSB, I read Alfie Kohn’s The Case Against Competition. This reminds us that comparisons are worth very little
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