In today’s posting on The Conversation, a very interesting Australian blog discussing current issues, there is a very interesting article by Michael Brown, entitled “Faking waves: how the NRA and pro-gun Americans abuse Australian crime stats.” Essentially, his point is that statistics regarding the Australian experience with gun control, implemented originally in the late 1990’s in response to… Read More »
Many thousands of Internet cycles ago – perhaps 15 years in real time – a great deal of social concern was expressed around something called “the digital divide”. The idea was that society was becoming divided into two groups – information “haves”, where access to the Internet was ready and available, where children were trained from infancy in… Read More »
Well, today we’re a little short on content, but that’s mostly because I’ve been trying to jazz things up here a bit. I still haven’t quite solved the problem of how to put titles on the videos, but I have improved them some. I hope to have the titling problem resolved by tomorrow. And we’ll be back with… Read More »
I’ve just uploaded to my Online Papers page the final version of the study that I did with Ruthann Russo and Stephen Fitzgerald and others, entitled “Improving Physician Clinical Documentation Quality: Evaluating Two Self-Efficacy-Based Training Programs“. I had previously uploaded a semi-final version, but Steve was kind enough to send me the final published version. Steve is a… Read More »
In view of the approaching holiday, I’m going to make this a brief and largely procedural posting today. I just wanted to let you know that I have uploaded several new items to the online publication list, including a selection of four short essays regarding the process of educating the PhD. These were composed at a time when… Read More »
Well folks, 21 December 2012 has come and gone, and we’re still here. That’s a good sign. This means that we are now in the 14th Baktun of the Mayan calendar, the start of a new age. A new creation. What that means for the overall state of the world, we can only hope – there’s certainly a… Read More »
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