Thinking in the Open

Last week, when I wrote Thinking about Open, I was reeling from a number of discussion with colleagues where I felt like I was constantly bumping and nudging people while meeting them where they were. This was not a moment of epiphany, rather the tension around open vs.free, materials vs. strategies is one that has … Continue reading Thinking in the Open

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Predictive Analytics And Stereotype Threat

Matt Reed (aka @deandad)'s article Predictions, Probabilities, and Placebos and an ensuing twitter discussion raised some important questions about potential dangers of predictive analytics. Specifically, he links Claude Steele's stereotype threat to predictive analytics.  An ensuing twitter discussion explored the conflicting issues around using predictive analytics.  Is there a danger of predictive analytics being used in unintentionally harmful … Continue reading Predictive Analytics And Stereotype Threat