University tenure decisions still gloss over scientists’ public outreach

University tenure decisions still gloss over scientists’ public outreach

University tenure decisions still gloss over scientists’ public outreach, Published online: 04 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06906-z

Analysis of internal documents shows that promotions and tenure largely depend on metrics such as the number of publications and citations.
Source: Nature

Jeff Bezos says all his best decisions involved intuition and gut, not analysis

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SKorea's Moon calls for 'bold decisions' ahead of Kim summit

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  4. North Korea tries to play Beijing and Washington against each other — and come out the winner  Washington Post
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Zuckerberg admits Facebook's ban of Alex Jones was prompted by Apple's decisions

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Twitter Does Not Use Political Ideology To Make Decisions On Content

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Thinking like a mountain, how we really make decisions, and the power of a button: Books in brief

Thinking like a mountain, how we really make decisions, and the power of a button: Books in brief

Thinking like a mountain, how we really make decisions, and the power of a button: Books in brief, Published online: 29 August 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06035-7

Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week’s best science picks.
Source: Nature