Read — 2014/07/01
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “China ‘baby hatch’ inundated with abandoned, disabled children“, by Connie Young (CNN). “Outside the [baby] hatch are prominently placed slogans condemning child abandonment”. Dr. Wang Zhenyao gives a spot-on critique of the current policy:
If you don’t give up your child, then nobody will help you. But once you abandon your child, the government must take over.
- “How to Deal With Other People’s Rude Behavior“, by Elizabeth Bernstein (Wall Street Journal). Good advice: Don’t take everything personally, look for how you can change. Bad advice: View other people’s behavior as uncontrollable. Very few things in life, especially social life, are uncontrollable. Never forget that.
- “A Solar Show With Mixed Reviews“, by Kenneth Chang (NY Times). Says Dr. W. Dean Pesnell, “We’re getting better, and we argue. That’s how we do science.”
- “The Language of Gamification — Short Glossary“, by Andrzej Marczewski (Business2Community). Exactly what the title says.