Repost of one of my first and most popular blogs ever. [In 2010] at Ignite Boulder, Joel Gratz (@gratzo), a famous Boulder meteorologist and creator of weather websites for winter sports enthusiasts (coloradopowderforecast.com) and summer sports enthusiasts (dontgetzapped.com), gave a talk, “Hire a Meteorologist, Not a Stock Broker.” He argued that meteorologists are more accurate […]
Month: February 2014
I don’t know of many morality podcasts, probably because I don’t often listen to podcasts, but my friend, David Pizarro has one. Very Bad Wizards is a collaboration between Tamler Sommers, a philosopher at the University of Houston, and David Pizarro, a psychologist at Cornell University. We first met at a conference on ethics a few years […]
It’s that time of year. If you are in love, good for you. If you are not, good luck finding love. In any case, a good sense of humor (GSOH) is a highly-desirable quality in lovers and friends. Why? Two (of many) reasons why a good sense of humor is so important. 1. Happiness: If […]
Last semester, the Head Honcho of White Girl Salsa, Julie Nirvelli, gave a great talk in my class. Her salsa is outstanding — and she has a brand that stands out in the marketplace. After class, I asked Julie: Which is more important: White Girl Salsa’s recipe or branding?