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Effective social norms: small groups

At Harvard College Effective Altruism we ran a series of weekly dinners with our members. We quickly found out that people tended to cluster into a single conversation group. With fifteen or twenty attendees, that group got pretty unwieldy. In fact, the conversation actually dragged, probably because people were worried about talking in front of so many other that they didn’t know well. The result was that almost nobody got to talk...

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Podcast Episode 178: A 14-year-old entrepreneur? How Andy’s son successfully launched his first business!

In The Loop with Andy Andrews, hosted by David Loy   On this week’s episode, I talk about the business that my son, Austin, started based on lessons he learned in the garden.    I often ask people what they would do with their lives if money were no object, and then what value that activity has for other people. These are the kinds of things that Austin, my oldest son, has heard me talk about at the house over the years. Around...

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MOOC Course Report: April 2015

MOOC Course Report is a monthly column published by Class Central during the first week of each month. MOOC Course report aims to provide a comprehensive list of courses starting/available in the month of publication. To receive this list via email signup for our monthly newsletter. Self paced courses are not mentioned below and can be found over at Class Central. Ten most popular MOOCs starting in April 2015. Education &...