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Breaking out of our bubbles

Sometimes I feel like I’m living in a bubble. Actually, we all live in our own custom-made bubbles that are shaped by our life experience and our education.

The world in my bubble is different from the world in your bubble.    The TV show Madmen dramatized this in an early episode, when Betty comes home with her drycleaning.     After a few minutes, the kids come running out of the bedroom Continue reading

Gavin Schmidt — Juggling climate communications

Here’s NASA’s Dr. Gavin Schmidt in “The Secret Life of Scientists” (NOVA) revealing how he started juggling in high school to impress girls. . .  and how that worked out.     The other clips on his PBS/NOVA page are a bit more serious, but equally impressive as models of effective communication:   Continue reading