Persuasion Articles of the Week

"Old Computer" by Marlo Mckenzie, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Computers in schools aren’t working out for the bestterment of student learning. “Old Computer” by Marlo Mckenzie, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

#computer #technology #school #fakenews #sound #noise #reflection #voice #design

Don’t you use that tone with me… and Is it useful to bore your audience?

Two posts on the importance of your voice, and methods to use it more effectively and persuasively.


School Chromebooks Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up to Be

Tech in schools is not leading to the promises that were made. Fun fact, many of the higher-end schools in Silicone Valley don’t allow tech.


Finland is winning the war on fake news. What it’s learned may be crucial to Western democracy

CNN here, reporting on Fake News. I get it.


Please, don’t support poor design when you buy household items

Usability goes down the drain when people purchase things for their ‘cool’ factor.


How the Sound in Your Office Affects Your Mood

“Noisy work and home settings have been proven to annoy people, and noise annoyance itself has been linked to depression and anxiety. Furthermore, issues concentrating in the workplace due to office noise and intermittent noise has been found to significantly reduce human performance.”



If you’ve got a big career goal, you need to start keeping a work diary

What you track, you can improve.