Reality testing: measuring the long term impact of journalism

Reality testing: measuring the long term impact of journalism

When Margaret Wente was getting busted repeatedly for plagiarizing, her publisher, The Globe and Mail, more or less defended her. Critical commentators’ noted that no one spins harder or better than a newspaper team defending one of their key assets. The thing is, journalists are trained story tellers. They’re fast. They’re persuasive. They’re wordsmithy. They…

The backwards bicycle and neuroplasticity

The backwards bicycle was designed by some welders that work with Destin, an internet-famous science communicator. He’s funny and engaging and his videos are really great. Destin’s experience with the backwards bicycle is a fascinating window into a real life learning scenario. The backwards bicycle is just a regular bike, but the handle bar has…