Posts Tagged "Course Names"

31.Oct.2016 What’s in a Name?

How We Use Categories As truisms go, ‘to categorise something is to reduce it’ is pretty unarguable. Life is complex, and any time we use genre in music or fiction, or put a name to an emotion, or even use a descriptive label such as a colour, we’re editing out nuance for the sake of […]

07.Jun.2016 The Planning Fallacy

Unrealistic Plans Construction on the new Wembley Stadium was projected as taking three years and costing £458 million; it took seven and cost more than twice that. The Scottish Parliament Building’s initial estimated costs were around £40 million; final costs were over ten times that. Estimated visitor numbers at the Millennium Dome were 12 million, […]