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Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

VIDEO – “You ask, what are the chances of that happening?” That’s a good question as understanding chance is understanding risk. Per Cornell University, the chance of a shooting at any school in American is once in 13,300 years or about .0000004% chance per school day. Probability helps us deal with the unknown. Watch as Dr. Perrodin describes “The Zone”,[Read More…]

by July 29, 2017 0 comments Video
Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

PODCAST – Probability is key to safety and decision-making. Dr. Perrodin talks about one of the most common mistakes people make with probability and how to avoid it.   IN THE FLOW David shares excerpts from the best-selling book, Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihaly. Flow is the merging of action and awareness and a prelude to understanding probability. Per Csikszentmihaly, “When[Read More…]

by July 28, 2017 0 comments Partner
Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

VIDEO-Did you know that the United States military went to DEFCON 3 following the attacks of 9/11/01? The DEFense readiness CONdition (DEFCON) system prescribes five graduated levels of readiness (or states of alert) for the U.S. Military.  The DEFCON level did not change after the Murrah Building bombing as it was deemed a localized event that was not going to[Read More…]

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Video
Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

PODCAST-Moral dilemmas center ethical choices in rescue operations in which the grueling decision is between, at times, equally-deserving alternatives. Dr. Perrodin also critiques a safety response article comparing the actions of rescuers present at the Murrah Building and rescuers present at the World Trade Center – noting such comparisons hold great challenges to distilling information that can be generalized to[Read More…]

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Partner
Three Spectacular In-The-Moment High-Stakes Decisions that Saved Lives – SDP#9

Three Spectacular In-The-Moment High-Stakes Decisions that Saved Lives – SDP#9

The Lower Manhattan rescue of September 11, 2001, taught us that one of the greatest challenges of contingency planning is making sure you don’t plan too much. Having options offers flexibility and the ability to precisely align responses to developing contexts and situations.  Lessons of Lower Manhattan A Contrarian’s Perspective of the Unconventional, Exceptional Rescue of 500,000 People By David[Read More…]

by January 6, 2017 0 comments Partner