Good point: it's biased to measure only what we lose from multitasking without considering what wh gain from it.
Great audio podcast segment about how flawed numbers get created and propagated, even across decades and despite clear debunking.
"As politicians and journalists try to make sense of the BP oil disaster, they frequently refer to the 11 million gallons spilled from the Exxon Valdez. Riki Ott, a marine toxicologist and author, explains that it's in fact a disputed figure the media have incorrectly adopted."
Good list of flickr-related tips and tools
Must-listen podcast for context on current FCC flap over broadband regulation.
"Last week the FCC announced that they would seek a â€œthird wayâ€ in regulating the broadband industry, one that they hope will respect a recent court decision prohibiting them from cracking down on telecomms, while also ensuring some level of net neutrality.
"Susan Crawford co-led the FCC Agency Review team for the Obama-Biden transition team and served as President Barack Obamaâ€™s Special Assistant for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy until December 2009. She now teaches at the University of Michigan Law School. She founded OneWebDay and can be found blogging here.
"Susan spoke with David Weinberger about what the FCCâ€™s â€œthird wayâ€ is, and what it could mean for how bits get to your house."