[Miscellany] On the importance of questions, and different types of answer, plus what I am reading

The best predictor of good grades? Several people in my Twitter timeline have been talking about this journal paper (paid access, only). The authors of the paper analysed the extent to which various variables could be used to predict student’s grades, and concluded that: “These relationships make class attendance a better predictor of college grades than … Continue reading [Miscellany] On the importance of questions, and different types of answer, plus what I am reading

What I am reading: Speculative Security

Given that money is either the outcome or the enabler or most human activity, studying the records of financial transactions can tell us many things about who we are, who we associate with and what we do. The potential of such information has not escaped the attention of governments. Nowadays, financial intelligence is a key … Continue reading What I am reading: Speculative Security

New office and pre-reading list for MSc Marketing

While I was at the Academy of Marketing conference, last week, the lovely people of the logistics team moved all my books, folders, etc to my new office. They even put the books back on the shelves. This has got to be easiest office move I have ever had... and I had a few. Now, … Continue reading New office and pre-reading list for MSc Marketing