Biases

Bias towards others can sometimes be justified. We dehumanize those different others. We demonize them. Most importantly, we reduce their portion of the pie of the available resources. When there is less food or water to go around, it really makes evolutionary sense to have a built in capacity to be biased towards those who …

A Culture of Socially Open Information pt. 2

"A better set of attributes, I think, are... the three Ds: disorder, diversity, and discernment" Weiner, 2016, p.324 Venice: Fragmented neighorhoods, unified City In his book "The geography of genius," Eric Weiner looked into what made "Golden Ages" happen. That is, periods of time and groups of people who were not only productive, but also …