Heads up, this episode is a little long and contains some mild censored language.
We look at the only way you can relate training to ebola (and it’s pretty thin). We also take a look at future-proofing yourself, and how comedian Andy Zaltzman is ahead of the curve when it comes to getting to know your audience.
All that ebola talk was inspired by two sites.
Here’s an NPR spot about the miracle that is the slide rule: http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/10/22/356937347/the-slide-rule-a-computing-device-that-put-a-man-on-the-moon
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In October ebola took the United States by storm. Well, no. That’s not quite right. In October one man sucumbed to the disease while the media filled the headlines with sensationalist click-bait bullshit to terrify people. Somehow, through all of the fog and subterfuge, the topic of training surfaced.
First off, one death is too many to have on the continent. Secondly, I don’t want to minimize the risk that hospital staff experience on a daily basis. Having said that, I do have some thoughts. Continue reading