Cancel Culture

The republican whining about “cancel culture” is really picking up steam. But, what is “cancel culture?” According to those that use the term as disparagement, cancel culture represents a concerted effort by *insert scary sounding reference to liberal or Democrats* to silence all conservative voices. This is, of course, bullshit. The culture of cancelling those … More Cancel Culture

Black Lives Matter

Originally posted on The View from the Armchair:
When the Black Lives Matter movement began the immediate counter was “all lives matter.” That deliberately misses the point. BLM underscores that fact that black people are still treated as if they don’t matter. BLM asserts that they do. “All lives matter” dismisses the issue out of…

Deception Detection Part Two: Control through Questioning

Originally posted on The View from the Armchair:
Previously we discussed a few deception detection methods based on biometric and behavioral indicators. To recap, we established that such methods are not independently reliable for knowing when a subjecting is lying, but that they can be successfully employed to help with development of approach strategies. While…