Stephen Judd

Stephen Judd

Stephen Judd

Treat em all and let God sort them out

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Selling Adult ADHD: NPR coverage helps advance drug industry marketing campaign - HealthNewsReview.org

The gist of the news was the researchers’ claim that “six simple questions” can reliably diagnose adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. And diagnose it they did: the researchers found that 8.2% of those sampled suffered from ADHD, almost double that found from a comparable study about 10 years ago.

I wish health journalists had asked one simple question in order to give their readers much needed context: Who funded the research? Just follow the money.

Stephen Judd

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

“Bede wrote that the month in which English Christians were celebrating the resurrection of Jesus had been called Eosturmonath in Old English, referring to a goddess named Eostre. And even though Christians had begun affirming the Christian meaning of the celebration, they continued to use the name of the goddess to designate the season.”

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Moose tracking: There's an app for that http://bit.ly/2oYiJjT - created and used in Alberta, Canada - wonder if we could get that here?

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How to Bake Chicken Wings That Are SOOO Crispy - The Cookful

Use 1 Tbsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt per 10 wings. Supposedly, changes acidity and helps skin crisp in oven. Tried it and works great!

Stephen Judd

Adults at work

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We Are All Adults Here – Medium

An employee who sits childlike at the node of a network, waiting to be fed instructions is a blocker and will be routed around by customers, fellow employees and the community. In a network, you are judged by what you contribute, not what you consume.

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Knowledge workers

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Knoco stories: "Knowledge Worker" - an illustration and definition

The simplest definition of a knowledge worker is “somebody who knows more about their job than their supervisor/client does”. (Or perhaps I should have said "Knows, or can find out,").

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Nuts and Bolts of Encryption: A Primer for Policymakers

Very little jargon, straightforward explanation of encryption.

Stephen Judd

People don't want courses

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Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D? – Modern Workplace Learning Magazine

Although there are a few interesting generational differences, these are certainly not significant enough to stereotype generational preferences – but there is one  thing we need to keep sight of  in all this – and that is everyone is different.  But it is also clear from the results that  informal, social as well as self-organised approaches are now the preferred means of learning for many, so this would suggest the need for L&D to adopt a new set of workplace learning practices that