Watch out for the Gorilla!

I’m currently reading Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (amazon affiliate link). In one of the first few chapters, Dr. Kahneman describes the “invisible gorilla test” popularized by psychologists Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris. The test consists of a team of 3 people dressed in black and a team of 3 people dressed in white … Read more

Links for September 18 2011

Technology Consultant - Eric D. Brown | Image for link posts

Rethinking Measurement by Jamie Notter Quote: …rethinking your metrics is probably a GREAT way to start changing some trajectories. Measure different things, and at different intervals, with the intention of actually learning more about your system and how it operates. That can lead to some behavior that changes trajectories. You won’t know the answer when … Read more

The dangers of social media…or…don’t be a sheeple

Sheeple by By rhiannonstone on flickr

Social Media has brought a real danger to the forefront of society. It’s not the security risks that might be inherent in social media, although there are many of these types of risks. It’s not the many inherent dangers that might be found in social media, although they are valid dangers. It’s not the very real and very serious … Read more