Diversity New Zealand Ltd and Philip Patston, Consultant

We lead new conversations about diversity, complexity and change — online and offline

MELT YOUR MIND: The Science of Six Degrees of Separation

Originally posted on melt your mind:
Are all people on Earth really connected through just six steps? Source: Veritasium

6 September 2015

DPSN: Social media vs. social change

Originally posted on dpsn:
Sometimes, we hear a lot of from people bemoaning the destructive impact of social media upon society, culture and, in particular, youth.  We hear about how…

15 June 2015

MELT YOUR MIND: Race has passed its use-by date

Originally posted on melt your mind:
Race has a hold on history but no longer has a place in science. The sheer instability and potential for misinterpretation render race useless…

27 April 2015

What is the speed of dark?

Originally posted on melt your mind:
Most of us already know that darkness is the absence of light, and that light travels at the fastest speed possible for a physical…

21 October 2014

What if…?

Originally posted on melt your mind:
Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple what-if questions (“what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?”) using math, physics, logic…

20 August 2014

Vantablack is the new black

Originally posted on melt your mind:
A British company, called “Surrey NanoSystems” has produced a strange material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of visual light,…

21 July 2014

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