Product Differentiation and Price Discrimination Product differentiation seeks to distinguish a product from a competing product to make it more attractive to a specific target market. Price discrimination occurs when the same goods/services are sold at different prices from the same company.
The Captain Samuel Vimes “Boots” theory of socio-economic unfairness: the rich man who bought the high quality $50 pair of boots would still be using them in 10 years, while the poor man who buys the $10 pair would have spent $100 on boots in the same time, and still be worse off....
Medical care is like the opposite of moving fast and breaking things. If it’s so taboo to admit error, then that could make errors more common because fewer people are learning from past errors.
Norms for Scientific Activity and the Sources of Error “Science” is taken to mean “Natural Science”.
Internal norms derive from a cognitive pursuit of science. They are:
Focus on the central rather than the peripheral problems of the science in in question....
01. A Purposeful Life;
Bad Blood [John Carreyrou];
02. The Gluebot;
03. Apple Envy;
04. Goodbye East Paly;
05. The Childhood Neighbor;
07. Dr. J;
08. The miniLab;
09. The Wellness Play;
10. Who Is LTC Shoemaker?;
11. Lighting a Fuisz;
12. Ian Gibbons;
14. Going Live;
16. The Grandson;
18. The Hippocratic Oath;
19. The Tip;
20. The Ambush;
21. Trade Secrets;
22. La Mattanza;
23. Damage Control;
24. The Empress Has No Clothes;
Is Dentistry a Science? [The Atlantic];
Monopolistic Tendencies in the Prescription Glasses Industry;
On DNA Testing;
IBM Watson's Health Saga;
U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani [WSJ];
How Dentists Rip Us Off [William Ecenbarger];
Toward a Theory of Medical Fallibility;