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I've worked for more than 13 years, designing products for web ventures, from 3-person initiatives to medium-large industry. Strong Presentation and Negotiation Skills have been key to this work (in addition to the full monte; infrastructure, database design, core algorithms, scaling, backed and frontend frameworks, test-ability, compliance, and UI/UX + SEO).

I also design technology & products by drawing from a history of fabrication, prototyping, sourcing, and scientific research (applied physics). I am a practicing sculptor, and establish new product aesthetics via my own approach to engineering fluid-mechanical processes. From this work in water, I have built a broad & deep knowledge-base on the application of fluid phenomenon to industry needs.

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comment Why we rely on others in dangerous situations?
"cognitively inferior" suggests a bias on utility, which is not founded. Your statement "we do not regard the other person (whether he is a friend or not [trust]) as a leader or superior being than ourselves" is not defensible. It sounds like you have a prejudice which is impairing your ability to make observations. I know that I won't win the upvote contest by challenging someone's bases, but I feel we are here to educate, not coddle.
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answered Why we rely on others in dangerous situations?
Jun
25
comment Do we have a predisposition to view visual stimuli in a clockwise pattern?
I don't have a paper to cite for you, but this is a commonly-taught principle in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) studies
Jun
17
comment Is there a term for a person who moves from one field of expertise to a new field and has an inflated belief in their competence in the new field?
sure. fair point
Jun
17
answered Is there a term for a person who moves from one field of expertise to a new field and has an inflated belief in their competence in the new field?
Jun
17
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jun
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comment Is there a term for a person who moves from one field of expertise to a new field and has an inflated belief in their competence in the new field?
Also a relevant question at our EL&U site.
May
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answered What human limitations are there to object tracking and recognition?
Apr
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awarded  Necromancer
Mar
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awarded  Critic
Mar
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comment 432 Hz vs. 440 Hz frequencies: health and psychological effects?
@Memming I think it's important to consider if there is a root-article that is able to be considered scientifically, regardless of what kind of colloquial verbiage that has grown up around it. Sometimes untrained people can be inspired by worthwhile observations - we shouldn't be turned away because of their ability to consistently convey the observation by learned standards.
Feb
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revised How has geometry been applied in cognitive science?
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Feb
6
comment Reading vs. watching a lecture: which activity results in higher knowledge retention?
casually, i think it would depend upon the topic. I think there would be higher retention when watching a video on a physical technique, than to read about it.
Jan
4
awarded  Yearling
Dec
6
answered How has geometry been applied in cognitive science?
Nov
22
comment Why do people talk fast in presentations when nervous?
Why would adrenaline make a difference here? Just to distract them from potential calm that could allow more-rational thinking
Nov
11
comment What makes people like Abraham Lincoln step up to lead in times of danger?
I wonder that this is more about CogSci.stackexchange.com - since it is about the mentality of how people handle tough situations
Nov
8
comment Are armed offenders ready to use their weapons?
Every combat strategist knows that the best win is when you defeat the enemy with your mind. I suppose the study you seek would be a retrospective; probably quite clouded by how-far in the past the encounter occurred, the low quantity of such data being collected by a trained psychologist, and the infrequent reporting of such encounters
Nov
6
comment What makes people like Abraham Lincoln step up to lead in times of danger?
maybe better suited for scifi.stackexchange.com
Oct
28
awarded  Organizer