Month: November 2013

What do you think of the new Humor Code website?

The Humor Code has a new website. Do you love it? Do you hate? We are looking for feedback to make it better. About the book: Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, a scientist and a journalist detail their epic quest to discover the secret behind what makes things funny. Dr. Peter McGraw, […]

Repost: Are Hollywood actors shorter than average?

Reposted from last year’s popular post. How have you had friends or family meet a Hollywood actor and marvel at how short he is in real life? (This phenomenon seems to happen more often with males than females, so I will limit the discussion to male actors.) My friend, @markferne, had this experience recently: Now, […]

The Innovator’s Dilemma: A Tablet of Key Messages for Entrepreneurs and Managers

Guest post today. I assigned the Innovator’s Dilemma to my undergraduate Consumer Behavior class. I also gave them an assignment: Write a blog post that describes the important takeaway messages from the Innovator’s Dilemma for A) managers and B) entrepreneurs. (Hint: those conclusions are different.) Motivate your message with an example of a disruptive technology […]