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Communication Corner

Silence is golden, especially when you need to say something important

by Philip Yaffe

Science depends on logical reasoning. However, the conclusions one comes to intimately depend on the explicit, or more often implicit, assumptions on which the reasoning is based. Here is an example of how logical reasoning based on different assumptions can lead to diametrically opposite conclusions ...


Interview

An interview with Lauren Maffeo: understanding the risks of machine learning bias

Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Science depends on logical reasoning. However, the conclusions one comes to intimately depend on the explicit, or more often implicit, assumptions on which the reasoning is based. Here is an example of how logical reasoning based on different assumptions can lead to diametrically opposite conclusions ...



Interview

An interview with Pamela Wisniewski: making the online world safer for our youth

December 2018
Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

As an HCI researcher, Dr. Wisniewski studies privacy as a means to protect people, but more importantly, as a social mechanism to enrich online interactions that people share with others. She is committed to protecting at-risk youth from online sexual predation risks, as well as empowering vulnerable youth online, so that they can garner the resources and support they need to overcome adversity and succeed in life. ...


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How to untie your tongue

December 2018
by Philip Yaffe

Communication is not only about the written word. In this installment, Phil Yaffe shares tips and exercises that will help improve your ability to give a good speech. ...