Primal Quest is not just a race. It's one of the most difficult athletic events in the world.
Tufte and Powerpoint - Cognitive Edge
I have always loved Tufte's work on visualisation and it informs a lot of the design of Sensemaker. The counter to this which just came in the same list serve argues that because we have bad speakers powerpoint is a good idea.
GETTING OUT OF EMBED: The Role of Social Context in Decision Making - Change This
Decision making is an inherently social exercise. Here, Michael Mauboussin details three shocking psychological experiments that reveal just how another's action or opinion can profoundly change your own.
Whole Foods faces the "whole truth" - Talkshop
Recently, Whole Foods has been receiving flak from Michael Pollan, a well-known author and blogger who has accused the chain of being disingenuous in its claims of selling produce from local organic farmers.
CAN ADULT NUMERACY BE TAUGHT? A BERNSTEINIAN ANALYSIS - Gail
Four forms of interaction (visibility and accessibility, manipulability and annotatability, creativity and combinability, experimenting and testing) "represent the assumption that the learner will have an active engagement with the learning task and ensure that its execution and representation is in accord with constructivist learning ideas.