I see a lot of time management resources for early career folks (like what https://www.facultydiversity.org/) offers, are there similar resources for mid-career people?
In the past month I got into a new relationship with a woman who seems weirdly perfect for me and who I will likely marry and have children with. We'll likely be at least engaged in a year's time. She's sweet, funny, smart, and, I admit, really frickin' gorgeous.
Prior to starting to date we also arranged for me to move in with her at the end of July, and we're keeping those plans. We're both quite excited about it. We have spent lots of time at each other's places and around each other's family and friends, and we feel like we'll get along well when living together.
Everyone in our lives who have met us both have remarked on that we seem like a good match and that they like and enjoy being with us both. :)
Yes, you're correct! I posted these posts before looking into the term/concept itself. I was reacting to the news article I saw without looking into it more. 😥
The concept itself is actually quite interesting in terms of path dependent outcomes and innovation. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demand_destruction
The article I saw the term used in was just more like "the market won't give us what we want at the price we want it, and we're f-ing pissed!" 😂
Huh, okay. My post might've just gotten lost in the pipes, as it seems like my phone/data/wifi/internet have all been bugging out at the same time. 😅
It makes me laugh because this phrase would only be used by someone that's working with a very different idea of how the economy works/should work. It's like expecting the economy to be centrally planned and that in this case some person/policymaker arbitrarily set a high price and wiped out "demand" overnight, similar to as if they killed off a whole industry with strict regulations, but the gas prices thing is affecting the consumer side of the market instead of the producer side.
For those interested, I'm thinking of one's limits as a stock while one's boundaries are flows (dimensions over which there's threshold levels of acceptable demands). If the demand level is exceeded (by demands from others), limits are eroded and may fall to zero, at which point the relationship (of any sort) hopefully folds.
One of my core beliefs is that ideas can be powerful. They aren't always, but they can be. And their power can come from very subtle parts of them — so subtle that you can easily overlook them. So you must be sensitive to them. But you also must work to not be blind to the big, obvious things, too — not just seeking after the small and trusting that surely something there will be big.
In a roundabout way, some recent relationship turmoil has provided great substance for my pet theories of interpersonal economics.
I even have good foundations now for one idea I've had about why jerks can persist in society:
People are more than happy to just shirk off the jerks than deal with their heavy demands, so the jerks are likely to only slowly (if at all) learn how to perceive and effectively respond to people's boundaries and the rewards of doing so.
Thank you for your suggestions. Indeed, I see now that my post wasn't clear enough. Though many people interpreted it as an ask for Sci Comms podcasts, which I still appreciate, I intended to ask for podcasts geared towards independent scholars / researchers. 😅
This morning I realized that "inflation" means that there's price increases across the board, so you need to think about factors that increase prices in order to understand it. And until now I'd overly associated the term "inflation" with the concept of there being expansions in the money supply that in turn drove price increases. (That's evidently only one factor that can cause it.)
I figured this out after looking into why the Fed would think that instituting a hiring freeze would help to curb inflation. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-the-fed-wants-corporate-america-to-have-a-hiring-freeze-morning-brief-100055174.html
I'm giving a short intro to #openscience (very broadly defined) to PhD students this week.
What are the things you wish you had been told as a PhD about how to practice Open Science?
What still confuses you to this day?
Are any of you familiar with #podcasts that deal with/are for people who have academic/scholarly interests but aren't in academia? Please recommend them if so.
Will you move them to another host? It would stink to lose them.
If you setup the other host before retirement, you could add a link to the new site to the current site that directs people there.
Good point. I think I will reach out to them to let them know that I appreciated their stuff.
I found a podcast episode where the guy discusses his decision to do this, and his reasoning for it is pretty unsatisfying for me. 😂
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