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Public meeting on Wed., March 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm regarding proposed construction of Estonian Centre at Tartu College

A public meeting will take place at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 regarding the possibility of building an Estonian Centre at Tartu College in Toronto. The building would be constructed where a parking lot is currently located near Tartu College … Continue reading

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Local Appeal Body – please refer to a link to a previous post

Part 3 of David Godley’s March 2017 update is concerned with the Local Appeal Board process. This topic is further addressed at a post entitled: Messages from Manager, Projects Court Services, Office of Director, City of Toronto concerning Toronto Local … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch – March 2017 Update from David Godley (Part 2)

A previous post is entitled: Conserving Long Branch – March 2017 Update from David Godley (Part 1) I have been slow in posting additional items from David Godley; at this point I am catching up. David’s Part 2 for March … Continue reading

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Storytellers can do wonderful things, even when a reliable biography, about a main character, is largely absent

In a previous post, I’ve discussed The Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is driven by a focused approach toward heritage management. Based on anecdotal evidence – on things that I have personally observed … Continue reading

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Phishing expeditions: That’s why the most important thing experts recommend is to listen to your gut (March 19, 2017 Wired article)

A March 19, 2017 Wired article is entitled: “Phishing Scams Even Fool Tech Nerds—Here’s How to Avoid Them.” An excerpt reads: “At the heart of phishing is a scam,” says Aaron Higbee, chief technology officer at the phishing research and … Continue reading

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Skepticism with regard to the concept of “learning styles” is hugely warranted, no matter how popular the concept may be

A March 13, 2017 Guardian article is entitled: “Teachers must ditch ‘neuromyth’ of learning styles, say scientists: Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method.” An excerpt from the article reads: The letter, organised … Continue reading

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You enter your birthday, and The Atlantic Life Timeline shares a brief tour of the history that’s happened all around you

Interesting concept. You enter your birthday (including year of birth) and The Atlantic (Magazine) Life Timeline will show you a brief tour of the history that’s happened all around you. Click here to access The Atlantic Life Timeline >  

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North Korea makes a great topic for storytelling

A March 7, 2017 Brookings Institution article, which originally appeared in the Nikkei Asian Review, addresses the current situation in North Korea; the opening paragraphs read: Amid the sound and fury of President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office, the … Continue reading

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190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy report provides a framework for The Story of Mississauga project

Some time back I became interested in a City of Mississauga initiative which seeks to develop The Story of Mississauga. The initiative is outlined in a 190-page City of Mississauga report entitled the Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy: MississaugaHeritageManagementStrategy_May2016 A related … Continue reading

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Gaslighting and stereotyping go together well; one augments the other

A previous post is entitled: Perceptions of warmth and competence drive our stereotypes: Cuddy et al. (2008) I’ve written a number of posts about stereotyping. Click here for previous posts about stereotyping > Gaslighting I have the sense that there’s … Continue reading

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