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There is No Such Thing as Context-Free Meaning

For this post, I would like to start out with two operational definitions: Context-Free Websites Contextual Websites „Context-Free“ websites purport to be containers without context. Supposedly, there is no „situation“ or „issue“ which constrains the content – it is assumed … Continue reading 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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Everything I Feel is Related to Nothing at All

Some people — especially creative people — are able to think of ideas. Some of you may have thought of an idea recently, or perhaps you are thinking of an idea now, or maybe you will you think of an … Continue reading
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Is numeracy a sufficient condition to be considered a geek?

I was recently listening to some woman gush about geekdom, and she was going on about how numeracy is definitely a necessary condition in her estimation…. My first thought was: Does this woman even realize that the whole notion of … Continue reading
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