Put Together a Productive Team with Jeff Bezos’s “Two Pizza Rule”

When you’re heading a collaboration of any kind, the number of people you bring on board can change how effective your team’s output is. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, suggests employing the “two pizza rule” to help keep yourself from including too many people. Rachel Gillett at business blog Fast Company explains that it’s […]

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rePost :: Reflections on Cog Sci: Math-phobia, pedagogy and the choice of occupations

Interesting take. But I am going to argue that the “internal” factors (a student’s interest in science and technology, i.e. whether or not a student suffers from math-phobia, which in turn depends on the styles of pedagogy) matter too. Here’s why. Clearly someone who is math-phobic and has an aversion to mathematics will not opt […]

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You must read this!!!! :: Market Manila – Income Levels / Poverty in the Philippines – General

This is probably one of the top 5 posts I’ve read about the Philippines this year. Marketman’s Running Survey In the survey I am running (or if you read this later, survey that I ran), it seems some 40% of readers actually think the Philippines is POORER than it is, in other words, a fairly […]

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rePost :: Michael Lewis’s ‘The Big Short’? Read the Harvard Thesis Instead! – Deal Journal – WSJ

When you are cute your questions tend to get answered.  Read the whole thing! While unsure if we can stomach yet another book on the crisis, a killer thesis on the topic? Now that piqued our curiosity. We tracked down Barnett-Hart, a 24-year-old financial analyst at a large New York investment bank. She met us […]

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rePost :: National Juries :: Overcoming Bias

Read the whole thing by clicking through the overcoming bias blog!!! Would something like this work for the Philippines? No as long as the Education System is in shambles we cannot do anything as radical as this. National Juries By Robin Hanson · February 25, 2010 12:00 pm · Discuss · « Prev · The reason […]

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