Author: John

First thoughts on Induction and Statistics 0

First thoughts on Induction and Statistics

A friend recently asked me to comment on Whewell’s theory of induction.  Below is my response to him with some slight edits. In some ways, Whewell’s theory is a bit alien to me because...

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Net Neutrality: What it is and what it isn’t

Whether you agree or disagree with Net Neutrality, it’s important to understand all the facts. Unfortunately, the proponents of Net neutrality often cherry pick them. With the upcoming Day of Action for Net Neutrality,...

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The Luddites are Back

In the evening of November 12, 1811, a group of workers collected in the moors of Nottingham, England.  After 2 successful attacks on local industries, they wanted more. Tonight they were drilling and practicing...

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Research trifecta

In the past couple weeks, I’ve experienced three research accomplishments, at three increasingly better journals.  It’s convinced me that I am really starting to get the hang of this research thing. First, my article...

Judgment columns 0

Bias and Judgment in Decision Making

I just finished reading Judgment in Managerial Decision Making by Max H. Bazerman, though I have the 2nd edition (published in 1990) and now he has moved on to the 8th edition (published in 2012). ...

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Value Added in Teaching

As I was working on my lesson plans this morning, I asked myself “how best can I add value to the classroom experience?”  You see, students have the capability to read books and watch lecture...

It only took 40 years 1

It only took 40 years

40 years seems like a long time, until you live it.  And then, looking back, it doesn’t seem so long.  Perhaps its my memory playing tricks on me, but 40 years of experiences, adventures,...

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Firefly Wine Shop

I can’t tell you how proud I am of my wife and her entrepreneurial creation, Firefly Wine Shop. She has been working toward this day for the past 6 months, developing a business plan,...

Apple versus the FBI: Lessons from my MBA class 5

Apple versus the FBI: Lessons from my MBA class

The terrorist attacks and deaths in San Bernardino last year were tragic and deserve justice.  In the FBI’s efforts to investigate the case, they are pursuing every method they can to gather information about the culprits....