Willful Ignorance

Buzzwords Willful Ignorance = Intentional and blatant avoidance, disregard or disagreement with facts QuotesNothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.– Martin Luther King Jr. It’s not denial. I’m just selective about the reality I accept.– Calvin and Hobbes What we don’t know won’t hurt us.– The Black and White …

mRNA

Buzzwords mRNA = single-stranded RNA molecule that is complementary to one of the DNA strands of a gene HeadlinesThe story of mRNA: How a once-dismissed idea became a leading technology in the Covid vaccine race Quotable mRNA stands for messenger ribonucleic acid. It’s a molecule that’s copied from DNA in a cell’s nucleus and used …

Memory Palace

Photo: Templo Mayor Memory Palace = strategy of memory enhancement which uses visualizations of familiar spatial environments in order to enhance the recall of information Also see: Method of loci WikipediaMethod of loci Planeta

Surveillance capitalism

Buzzwords Surveillance capitalism = Variant of information capitalism based on the commodification of “reality” and its transformation into behavioral data for analysis and sales Recommended Listening Disruption and surveillance capitalism – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google – or FAANG – have disrupted our idea of privacy and created what some are calling ‘surveillance capitalism’. …

ROI

Buzzwords ROI = Return on Investment Elsewherethe-roi-of-ethical-incentive-trips – Hands Up Holidays Also see: Return on InvolvementCited by Linda Dunkel in Busting the myths of collaboration WikipediaROIReturn on Investment Planeta

Impact Investing

Buzzwords Impact Investing = Investing in companies which will have a beneficial impact on the public good as well as generating a financial return for the investor New PublicationGIIN announces a new report that emphasizes the need for impact investors to raise and direct new capital to help meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals by …