Makerspaces under pressure to revamp business models | The Globe and Mail

This Globe and Mail article speaks to the core assumption in my forming of the Federated Union, Fleet Réalta Cooperatives.

Fleet Réalta is intended as a vision of MakerSpace that extends the common focus beyond enthusiastic hobbyists and experimenters to encompass Makers who have entrepreneurial aspirations.

Here is an article in support of Makers Making A Better Living . . .
Makerspaces – the commercial venues where creative people gather to design and make their products – are under pressure to transform their business models or face closing shop.

A growing number of makerspaces have ceased operations or are under threat because of rising rents, building redevelopments and not enough cash flow to cover costs.

Read the full article here . . .

Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science with David Sloan Wilson and Steven Hayes

By Scott Barry Kaufman, May 29, 2019

Today we have David Sloan Wilson and Steven Hayes on the podcast. David Sloan Wilson is president of The Evolution Institute and a SUNY distinguished professor of biology and anthropology at Binghamton University. Sloan Wilson applies evolutionary theory to all aspects of humanity in addition to the biological world.

His books include Darwin’s Cathedral, Evolution for Everyone, The Neighborhood Project, and Does Altruism Exist? Steven C. Hayes is foundation professor in the department of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno.

An author of forty-four books and over 600 scientific articles, his career has focused on an analysis of the nature of human language and cognition, and the application of this to the understanding and alleviation of human suffering and the promotion of human prosperity.

Hayes has received several awards, including the Impact of Science on Application Award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).

Together, they edited the recent book, “Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science: An Integrated Framework for Understanding, Predicting, and Influencing Human Behavior.”

Listen and read about the full podcast here . . .

A Science-Based Guide to Truth Seeking with Gleb Tsipursky | The Psychology Podcast – Episode 172

By Scott Barry Kaufman, July 17, 2019

Today we have Dr. Gleb Tsipursky on the podcast. Dr. Tsipursky is passionate about promoting truth, rational thinking, and wise decision-making.

He is a tenure-track professor at Ohio State, serves as the volunteer President of the nonprofit Intentional Insights, is a co-founder of the Pro-Truth Pledge, and the author of a number of books, most notably the #1 Amazon bestseller The Truth Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide.

He is currently working on a book on relationships and cognitive bias.

Listen and read more details of the interview here . . .

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