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News That Couldn’t Wait For Sunday

NPR’s Morning Edition offered up a very interesting piece on hidden stereotyping this morning, a report on the subtle effects that unconscious biases play out in every day life. In one study it was found that physicians who exhibited no external signs of bias treated black and white heart attack patients differently.  When shown the […]

Marketing is Destroying the Science Fiction Genre

The other day I was listening to NPR as they ran a piece on the TOTALLY NEW! NOT SCIENCE FICTION! genre of Cli Fi or Climate (change) Fiction. A year or so ago I was subjected to the same kind of nonsense with the introduction of the TOTALLY NEW! NOT SCIENCE FICTION! genre of Lab […]