Wide Angle Vision Part 2: Missing The Variables


A few weeks ago, I saw this video on my Twitter feed. At first, I was excited to see something that would talk about the way that our biases leak into our math, but instead I was annoyed to find that the video actually showed the opposite problem. What I see in this video is a tendency toward the sort of reductionism that gets in the way of broader understanding. We have a woman who studied philosophy in college and was politically active at the time. Now she's a bank teller. Someone says … [Read more...]