Tweet As an academic, I’m acutely aware of my numbers. They are the measure of my worth. As of December 2018, I have published 34 peer-reviewed journal articles (not bad for my career stage?), 12 book chapters (okay, but there are more on the way!), 1 edited collection (should I have more?), and 1 monograph (technically not due for publication until next year but it … [Read more...] about Measuring What Matters: On the Tyranny of Academic Metrics
Spending money on others promotes happiness
written by J.D. Roth — published 19 September 2013 (updated 30 October 2018) 88 Comments +1TweetShareSharePin0 SharesNew here? You may want updates via email or RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Note: This article is from J.D. Roth, who founded Get Rich Slowly in 2006. After a year off, J.D. is once again writing here at GRS. His non-financial writing can still be found at … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Financial and Personal Independence
Data is really, really important to any business that matters. Data is being used to not just get a heartbeat on what customers are buying and using; it’s being used to drive decisions within the business. As I highlighted yesterday, companies are spending large amount of money (and their profits!) to better understand their customers’ behavior and purchasing … [Read more...] about Meteorologists Need To Be Data Scientists And Programmers. Their Future Depends On It.
The price of Daraprim (pyrimethamine), a drug that treats the parasitic infection toxoplasmosis and is used in some cases to treat cancer and AIDS, was raised from $13.50 to $750.00 per pill when sole rights to its sale in the United States were acquired last month by drug company Turing Pharmaceuticals. The news brought outrage from all corners, prompting the owner of … [Read more...] about Philosophers On Drug Prices
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