Raccoons, the Internet and Me: A Cautionary Tale About Confirmation Bias

Years ago, I learned a valuable–and hilarious–lesson about confirmation bias and how easy it is to be misled online. We were doing spring clean-up in the yard when my youngest son announced he’d discovered “poop” under a tree. I trotted … Read More

Shrugging Off Camouflage

Whatever else is true, Inauguration Day is about new beginnings–for the country, of course, but also for individual citizens. This feels like an opportunity to push a reset button, and I’m taking advantage of it to restart this blog. I’m … Read More