Know Your Nuggets: Endowed Progress

October 2, 2018 Bob Sullivan 0

Want your employees or consumers to finish something? Give them a decent head start. It sounds too simple to be true, but it is. People are more likely to complete a task if they are given a jump start at the beginning. This behavioral phenomenon is called “endowed progress.” We all […]

What should college students know about ethics and technology? Help us make a 101 course, here

September 25, 2018 Bob Sullivan 1

  What should computer science students — all college students — learn about the intersection of ethics and technology? @ethicaltechorg, founded by two Duke university students, (I’m an adviser) is crowd sourcing the curriculum for Tech Ethics 101. Thoughts here, or at the link: Algorithms run our lives today. They […]

‘All’s well that ends well’ is good business

August 9, 2018 Bob Sullivan 0

End on a high note! Hit your last shot before leaving the basketball court. Make sure you say good-bye when you leave.  And yes, all’s well that ends well. In my continuing series for on cognitive biases, I recently took on the Peak-End rule.  It’s a simple concept that […]

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