Posts Tagged "human behavior"


In early 2017, I wanted to be more anonymous on Facebook when replying to public posts or to comments friends made. I wasn’t feeling a lot of social media trust outside my own circle but couldn’t convince myself to reply to NOTHING. I treat Facebook as my personal world, almost a diary, so I don’t […]

Read More

Airlines and the media have been distracting us a long time. You want legroom. More legroom. Economy Plus has 3″ more legroom. Upgrade for more legroom. Legroom legroom legroom. I’ve noticed that most of the flights I’ve been on lately, I think my arms overlapped the arms of people next to me. Strangers. My shoulder […]

Read More

There’s a lot of buzz about Disney’s new MagicBands at Disney World in Florida. In the old days, when you stayed and played, you got a card with a swipe strip. This was your hotel room key, room charge card, park tickets, and how you got your FastPasses (that let you dodge long line rides […]

Read More

Horoscope Syndrome

29 November 2011

Let’s say you’re browsing an online dating site. You’re reading a profile where a person who looks attractive to you is describing what he or she wants. Let’s say that description looking something like this: I’m looking for someone who is intelligent, honest, warm, affectionate, and fun. You should have a good sense of humour, […]

Read More

Improve Your Surveys

11 April 2011

I was recently asked if I’d like to take a survey about what content might interest me. OK, sure. I assume this takes very little time, so let’s do it! Here is a screen shot of just one of the many questions. Click to enlarge. Thing one, ouch ouch ouch. Thing two, holy cats, that’s […]

Read More

Categories: Business

Tags: human behavior, travel

Name a scenario in which you are penanlised for changing your mind. I can only think of two. Flights (other than on Southwest) and pre-paid hotels, which typically have a no refund/no change policy. Maybe a restocking fee on an item you have to return. Anything else? You’re not penalised when you change a regular […]

Read More