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The People Behind the PhDs 15: Mark Whiting, Collective psychologies, my life in design, 2-3

The People Behind the PhDs 15: Mark Whiting, Collective psychologies, my life in design 2-3

Dr. Mark Whiting uses design and computation to study collective psychologies and philosophies for an improved world. His research focuses on understanding how to improve decision making and coordination at individual, team and societal scales. Some examples of his research around gig work include asking:

– Gig work undercuts traditional institutions that help workers, e.g., labor laws — how might we design systems to reintroduce some of those benefits?

– Gig workers are stifled because of limited on-the-job training — how might gig worker tools make it easier for them to learn from their work?

– Today’s gig work platforms are mostly controlled by large companies — how might systems help these workers self-govern instead? In short, Mark studies the digital and behavioral undercurrents of 21st century life on earth.

Listen to the episode in 3 parts

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Music by Kate SC

Some examples of his research include:

  • Researching how crowd workers are relied upon but how using them can undercut institutional quality assurance unless crowd workers can certify each others’ work.
  • Investigating ways that feedback has value beyond just liking each other
  • Designing better governance in Crowdsourcing

In short, Mark studies the digital and behavioral undercurrents of 21st century life on earth.

About Mark …

Mark Whiting conducts research in the Computer and Information at Science department at the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Operations, Information and Decisions department at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He was previously researching at the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) group at Stanford University. Mark earned his PhD at Carnegie Mellon University in Mechanical Engineering and his Masters in Science in Industrial Design at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

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About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Dr. Z Podcasts, 40,000 unique visitors 365 days

Dr. Z Podcasts, 40,000 unique visitors 365 days

Tucson, Arizona, USA — December 3, 2019Dr. Z Podcasts is happy to announce that it has received its 40,000th in 365 days since its launch in 2018.  With two signature programs — People behind the PhDs and Organ Oracles, Stories of Triumph  and World Transplant Athletes in 2020. Dr. Z (Zachary S. Brooks) is thrilled to cross this milestone as an important building block to expanding Dr. Z Productions reach and influence. Dr. Z. is especially happy to have a worldwide audience as it marries Dr. Z’s ethos of building peace through connections on planet earth.

Dr. Z Podcasts is rooted in Dr. Z’s 6A philosophy (book to be released in early 2020). In less than a year, Dr. Z has grown from zero to nine podcast programs with channels on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.

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Thank you to people from the following countries!

#United States, #Germany, #China, #France, #Canada, #United Kingdom, #Ireland, #Netherlands, #India, #Ukraine, #Russian Federation, #Australia, #Greece, #Belgium, #Sweden, #Mexico, #Brazil, #Singapore, #Japan, #Spain, #Indonesia, #Thailand, #Portugal, #Italy, #Czech Republic, #Poland, #Viet Nam, #Finland, #Romania, #Turkey, #Colombia, #Honduras, #Chile, #Bulgaria, #Hong Kong, #Korea (the Republic of), #Saudi Arabia, #South Africa, #Bangladesh, #Norway, #Switzerland, #Cambodia, #Luxembourg, #Estonia, #Iran, #Malaysia, #Pakistan, #Argentina, #Serbia, #Taiwan, #Austria, #Nepal, #Slovakia, #Lithuania, #Philippines, #Ecuador, #Israel, #Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, #Hungary, #Seychelles, #Madagascar, #Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic of), #United Arab Emirates, #Morocco, #Costa Rica, #Moldova (the Republic of), #Croatia, #Kenya, #Egypt, #Iraq, #Georgia, #Zimbabwe, #Uruguay, #Azerbaijan, #Dominican Republic, #Nigeria, #Belarus, #Jordan, #Myanmar, #Uzbekistan, #Bosnia and Herzegovina, #Albania, #Kuwait, #Slovenia, #Malta, #Puerto Rico, #Lao People’s Democratic Republic, #Grenada, #Mauritius, #Montenegro, #Uganda, #Lebanon, #Kyrgyzstan, #Paraguay, #Denmark, #Tunisia, #Laos, #Malta, #Uganda, #Tunisia, #Algeria, #Lebanon, #Guan, #Mauritius

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The People Behind the PhDs 15: Mark Whiting, Collective psychologies, my life in design 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 15: Mark Whiting, Collective psychologies, my life in design 1-3

Dr. Mark Whiting uses design and computation to study collective psychologies and philosophies for an improved world. His research focuses on understanding how to improve decision making and coordination at individual, team and societal scales. Some examples of his research around gig work include asking:

– Gig work undercuts traditional institutions that help workers, e.g., labor laws — how might we design systems to reintroduce some of those benefits?

– Gig workers are stifled because of limited on-the-job training — how might gig worker tools make it easier for them to learn from their work?

– Today’s gig work platforms are mostly controlled by large companies — how might systems help these workers self-govern instead? In short, Mark studies the digital and behavioral undercurrents of 21st century life on earth.

Listen to the episode in 3 parts

Part 1 m4a mp3Part 2 m4a mp3Part 3 m4a mp3

Music by Kate SC

Some examples of his research include:

  • Researching how crowd workers are relied upon but how using them can undercut institutional quality assurance unless crowd workers can certify each others’ work.
  • Investigating ways that feedback has value beyond just liking each other
  • Designing better governance in Crowdsourcing

In short, Mark studies the digital and behavioral undercurrents of 21st century life on earth.

About Mark …

Mark Whiting conducts research in the Computer and Information at Science department at the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Operations, Information and Decisions department at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He was previously researching at the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) group at Stanford University. Mark earned his PhD at Carnegie Mellon University in Mechanical Engineering and his Masters in Science in Industrial Design at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

Dr. Z Podcasts Newsletter Signup!

About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

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The People Behind the PhDs 14: Katie Angus, Thanksgiving Break. Language acquisition works 3-3

The People Behind the PhDs 14: Katie Angus, Thanksgiving Break. Language acquisition works 3-3

Dr. Katie Angus is an Assistant Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Hattiesburg, Mississippi is less than a 2-hour drive from New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Music by Kate SC

About Dr. Katie Angus

Dr. Katie Angus is a passionate educator with more than 13 years of experience teaching diverse populations of students in the USA, abroad, and online. Since earning her Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching from the University of Arizona, she has been working as an Assistant Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Southern Mississippi. In her courses, Dr. Angus scaffolds memorable and creative learning experiences, incorporates a wide variety of authentic materials, and strives to create a supportive atmosphere for her students.

To learn more about Dr. Katie Angus, check out the links below

https://www.usm.edu/foreign-languages-literatures/faculty/katie-angus

https://sites.google.com/site/katieangus/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/katieangus

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

Dr. Z Podcasts Newsletter Signup!

About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
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The People Behind the PhDs 14: Katie Angus, Thanksgiving Break. Language acquisition works 2-3

The People Behind the PhDs 14: Katie Angus, Thanksgiving Break. Language acquisition works 2-3

Dr. Katie Angus is an Assistant Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Hattiesburg, Mississippi is less than a 2-hour drive from New Orleans, Louisiana 

Listen to the episode in 3 parts

Part 1 m4a mp3Part 2 m4a mp3Part 3 m4a mp3

Music by Kate SC

About Dr. Katie Angus

Dr. Katie Angus is a passionate educator with more than 13 years of experience teaching diverse populations of students in the USA, abroad, and online. Since earning her Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching from the University of Arizona, she has been working as an Assistant Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Southern Mississippi. In her courses, Dr. Angus scaffolds memorable and creative learning experiences, incorporates a wide variety of authentic materials, and strives to create a supportive atmosphere for her students.

To learn more about Dr. Katie Angus, check out the links below

https://www.usm.edu/foreign-languages-literatures/faculty/katie-angus

https://sites.google.com/site/katieangus/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/katieangus

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

Dr. Z Podcasts Newsletter Signup!

About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

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The People Behind the PhDs 14: Katie Angus, Thanksgiving Break. Language acquisition works 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 14: Katie Angus, Thanksgiving Break. Language acquisition works 1-3

Dr. Katie Angus is an Assistant Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Hattiesburg, Mississippi is less than a 2-hour drive from New Orleans, Louisiana 

Listen to the episode in 3 parts

Part 1 m4a mp3Part 2 m4a mp3Part 3 m4a mp3

Music by Kate SC

About Dr. Katie Angus

Dr. Katie Angus is a passionate educator with more than 13 years of experience teaching diverse populations of students in the USA, abroad, and online. Since earning her Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching from the University of Arizona, she has been working as an Assistant Professor of French and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Southern Mississippi. In her courses, Dr. Angus scaffolds memorable and creative learning experiences, incorporates a wide variety of authentic materials, and strives to create a supportive atmosphere for her students.

To learn more about Dr. Katie Angus, check out the links below

https://www.usm.edu/foreign-languages-literatures/faculty/katie-angus

https://sites.google.com/site/katieangus/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/katieangus

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

Dr. Z Podcasts Newsletter Signup!

About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

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The People Behind the PhDs 13: Tarik S. Bel Bahar Paranormal psychology, I feel strange and my brain won’t stop 3-3

The People Behind the PhDs 13: Tarik S. Bel Bahar Paranormal psychology, I feel strange and my brain won’t stop 3-3

Who do you know that researches altered states of consciousness and cognitive-affective processes, neuropsychology of mystical experiences, and brain dynamics? Thanks to Dr. Z you can meet Dr. Tarik S Bel-Bahar.

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Dr. Tarik Bel-Bahar is an experimental psychologist who has examined brain dynamics and psychometrics in a broad range of contexts. He completed his PhD in personality and neuroscience at the University of Oregon, and has held postdoctoral positions at Anna Freud Centre/University College London, University of California San Diego, Duke University, and the University of Michigan. He is currently a researcher with the Translational Epidemiology lab at the New York State Psychiatric Institute with a focus on EEG-derived brain dynamics associated with depression. His interests include the neuropsychology of affect, personality, social cognition, religious experience, contemplation, and altered states.

He hopes that everyone aspiring to PhD training has a long-term vision as well as intrinsic motivation for the topics of their chosen field.

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

Dr. Z Podcasts Newsletter Signup!

About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

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