Tag: Education

The Cost of Inequality

The Cost of Inequality

, ” and I will in this piece by saying I come out of the public-sector. I have worked for the White House, the current Speaker of the house, worked for a labour union and nonprofits, and I think it is this type of what I call bridge building activity has made me realise it …

What’s in it for me? Filing Your Tax Return

What’s in it for me? Filing Your Tax Return

Hey, what’s in it for me? What’s up people? I’m Mark. And I’m here to point out all the tax stuff out there that you can, and should, take advantage of! Somebody once said nothing is certain but death and taxes. Well death is really a drag, but filing a tax return could put some …

Julia Galef: The Sunk Costs Fallacy

Julia Galef: The Sunk Costs Fallacy

So I want to introduce you to a concept known as the sunk cost fallacy. Imagine that you’re going to the store and you’re halfway there when you realize, “Oh wait, the store is actually closed today.” But you figure, “Well, I’ve already come ten blocks. I might as well just go all the way …

Our failing schools. Enough is enough! | Geoffrey Canada

Our failing schools. Enough is enough! | Geoffrey Canada

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I’m a little nervous, because my wife Yvonne said to me, she said, “Geoff, you watch the TED Talks.” I said, “Yes, honey, I love TED Talks.” She said, “You know, they’re like, really smart, talented — ” I said, “I know, I know.” (Laughter) She said, “They don’t …