Articles by Chris

Using Zotero as a Robust Research Manager

Recently a friend of mine post­ed about los­ing his entire research library in OneNote, which brought flash­backs to los­ing my entire research library many years ago in the Endnote 7 to X upgrade. You nev­er want to see this. As such I am using this as an oppor­tu­ni­ty to briefly review…

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Citations with Scrivener 3 and Zotero — RTF Scan

One of the tech ques­tions I often get asked is how to set­up cita­tions in Scrivener using Zotero as a research man­ag­er. I have been mean­ing to write this post for quite a while, and was prompt­ed on the top­ic again today.  There are mul­ti­ple ways that this can work, and…

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Stereotyping: A Preacher, The Gospel, and That Wedding.

Disclaimer: I did­n’t actu­al­ly watch the wed­ding, and this post isn’t on the wed­ding per-se. But I have seen the pletho­ra of respons­es to the ser­mon from the wed­ding, and this post is in rela­tion to those. It is also psych heavy—although much is Cog.Psych 101—so if you were here for…

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In the last post I flagged a prac­ti­cal exam­ple of reduc­ing inter-group com­mu­ni­ca­tion to inter-per­­son­al rela­tion­ships, and here it is. A few weeks ago I was down a Reddit rab­bit hole and came across this AMA from Daryl Davis. In it he dis­cuss­es his doc­u­men­tary ‘Accidental Courtesy’ that doc­u­ments his…

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I’ve been mean­ing to write about this since March, when the orig­i­nal Coopers ‘Keeping it Light’ ad aired, but haven’t got around to it until now. However, I think that the take home points from that ad are just as rel­e­vant now—and per­haps even more rel­e­vant with the postal survey…

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Complex Thinking — a skill sorely needed

Came across this post today on apply­ing Complex Thinking to cur­rent events. These six tenets that Michèle espous­es are a great frame­work for engag­ing with the bevy of com­plex debates in our mod­ern soci­ety. Patience, Effort, Courage, Retrospection, Tension and Thoughtfulness are all required across our debates in the public…

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