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The Complacent Illiterate Generation

Unfortunately, this is also my generation. 😐 The vast majority carry devices which track their every move. They submit their ideas to huge media conglomerate companies, allowing these spy organizations to comb through their information to find new + improved … Continue reading Continue reading

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Imagine only two worlds — one is private, the other is shared

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. If you had to choose between two worlds — one in which everyone exclusively followed their own dreams, … Continue reading
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Getting a person to express how they truly feel can sometimes be an anti-climactic event — but one I nonetheless prefer to a situation in which people remain deluded by myths

For example: Getting someone to acknowledge that the reason they use so-called “free” internet services is that they are both a cheapskate and also that they also don’t really believe in themselves is better than if that person actually thought … Continue reading
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John Battelle on PRISM

The fact is, massive storehouses of personally identifiable information now exist. But our culture has yet to truly grasp the implications of all that information, much less protect itself from potential misuse….Do you trust the companies you interact with to … Continue reading
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Principle of Least Effort 2.0: Principle of Least Discomfort

Today I was reminded of George Kingsley Zipf’s Principle of Least Effort — and it occurred to me that this concept might need some updating. First of all: There is a popular belief that since computational power is virtually free … Continue reading
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