Patrick Lambe over at Straits Knowledge has finally published his excellent article whose title I have stolen for this blog entry. It illustrates all that is wrong about certification in an emergent field.
I picked up a mailing from New Scientist this morning with the headline Two of the UK’s water companies are still using dowsing to find leaks and it rightly says that method is scientifically discredited. But it works for some people and I can attest to the truth of that from the two weeks I spent […]
As promised I did try and get all of this into a process map last night while getting through the last three episodes of The English (worth watching and the linked review is a good summary). One of the reasons for that is that the type of system I am describing pretty much exemplifies what I […]
Yesterday in, the space between exercises I was chatting with a research nurse about patient record keeping. In the process of that discussion, we started to talk about effective communication about a patient’s condition and she made the point that a simple story can convey a lot of meaning, and that meaning is often lost […]
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