Alex Kane, the former UU press officer who writes for just about everyone, shared the benefits of his research on both sides with Irish Times readers this morning, before McElduff’s resignation. His point about “blind spots” was simple and deadly. It’s these blind spots which have made it so difficult to reach a stable, lasting more...
(January 9, 2018 06:36 PM, by Scott Sumner) The New York Times recently published a very strange story on New Jersey, discussing the Garden State's ban on self-service gasoline. The article discussed a recent proposal to lift the ban (all other states allow self-service), as well as local... (0 COMMENTS)
I’m a (very) amateur traffic enthusiast (see here and here for recent posts) who is fascinated by how different kinds of intersections are better than others for safety, traffic flow rates, etc. There’s a fairly normal-looking four-way...Show More Summary
This article appears in the Winter 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine as part of a joint project with the Century Foundation on Health Reform 2020. Subscribe here to The American Prospect. hc2020_logo-04_jpeg.jpg I magine that you attend a country music concert or a quiet Texas church service, or are simply stopped at a local red light. Show More Summary
Six CEOs share the least productive behaviors and blind spots they acquired over the past 12 months. On the agenda for 2018? Self-care and unplugging. If last year felt like a never-ending avalanche of shocking headlines, push notifications,...Show More Summary
How did several teams let such a talented player go? Jonathan Marchessault took the road less traveled en route to his six-year, $30 million extension with the Vegas Golden Knights. An undersized forward who bounced around with three...Show More Summary
The superstar standup comedian has come under fire for his controversial take on the #MeToo movement—in particular the allegations against fellow comedian and pal Louis C.K.
Doctors in Swansea treating a woman with reddened eye and loss of vision spotted a lesion with a shiny surface on her cornea A woman was nearly blinded by a Christmas card when a piece of glitter worked its way into her eyeball. TheShow More Summary
Every entrepreneur has blind spots which limit their effectiveness and success, but due to ego, over-confidence, or deferential subordinates, many live totally in the dark. Some are smart and humble enough to assume that they don’t know what they don’t know, but lack an effective process for shining a light on their blind spots. Show More Summary
The New York Public Radio head Laura Walker and her deputy are said to have a blind spot when it comes to gender, race and power, on-air and behind the scenes
Greg Millerion, national security correspondent for The Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's resistance to information about the...
To make progress on the grand challenges, authors, reviewers and editors must take the time to respect each others’ expertise and blind spots.
Hollywood is in the middle of the movement, and while it continues to topple powerful men, at least one has thus far proved immune: Woody Allen. In an opinion column for the Los Angeles Times, Dylan Farrow, whom Allen and Mia Farrow adopted, questioned how the industry that finally toppled Harvey Weinstein and quickly turned on Louis C.K. Show More Summary
Connect isn’t safe. You don’t have anywhere to hide. If you have a deep-seated fear about the future of the industry, Brad’s going to expose it, rub salt in it and then stand back to see how you react. And that’s why I need to be at Connect....
(University of Luxembourg) While researchers already know what the DNA-blueprints look like for most proteins, they do not know what many of these proteins actually do in the body. An interdisciplinary team composed of experimental and...Show More Summary
Safety aids helps drivers cope with the Camaro's sizable blind spots.
The annual gathering of media and digital industry leaders appears to have a blind spot.
As excerpted from Fasanara Capital’s “Positive Feedback Loops and Financial Instability: the blind spot of policymakers.” The next time a Fed chair or macroprudential regulator argues that “there is no leverage in the market”, send them...Show More Summary
Many Americans have a blind spot when it comes to retirement planning: long-term care costs. Even though the majority of Americans will at some point need long-term care, few are planning for it. Many underestimate the costs and mistakenly believe health insurance can help cover it. “This is not...