Saturday Morning Media: Tom Morgan On The Mystery Of Curiosity

Tom Morgan’s presentation, “The Mystery of Curiosity” is a thought, turned into a conversation, aided by research, shaped by more conversations, and finally brought to life as a presentation. I’ve been waiting for him to pull this together for a minute, and by George, he’s got it.  Tom says we’re facing “The Four Horsemen of … Continue reading Saturday Morning Media: Tom Morgan On The Mystery Of Curiosity

Saturday Morning Media: Teaching Logic Via The Viral JK Rowling Bias Teacher

The best way to teach critical thinking is to think critically through stuff you care about.  A student asks a teacher about JK Rowling being transphobic, pointing out how the author’s had a controversial past and said some bad stuff on Twitter. “Do you still like her work despite her bigoted opinions?” The teacher composes … Continue reading Saturday Morning Media: Teaching Logic Via The Viral JK Rowling Bias Teacher

Saturday Morning Media: Dick Cavett’s Oscar Peterson Interview

Entertainment value AND educational value is determined by presentation.  Here’s Dick Cavett interviewing one of the all-time great jazz pianists, Oscar Peterson, back in 1979.  They start with Peterson playing some music. This sets the stage. Literally and figuratively - if you don’t know his work, the performance is intended to show the audience we’re … Continue reading Saturday Morning Media: Dick Cavett’s Oscar Peterson Interview

Saturday Morning Media: Charlie Munger At His Funniest

Of all the Charlie Munger memorials, and there are deservedly many, the rabbit hole I fell the farthest down was these compilation videos of his jokes.  Not because they’re just haha funny. Many are A-grade old man humor. But because many of them cut to profound truths.  One of my favorites from this round of … Continue reading Saturday Morning Media: Charlie Munger At His Funniest