Posts Categorized: Real Life

Traditional journalism, meet the internet

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Former Campaign Manager for Howard Dean, Joe Trippi, made a speech at O’Reilly‘s recent Emerging Technology Conference. He talked about how the Internet (specifically blogging and social tools) will be the a revolution for politics as it allows for a freer debate on the issues than the mass media would allow (or could manage), how… Read more »

Warning: Thinking can be plesurable

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“Non-religious beliefs should be taught as part of compulsory religious education, a think tank report suggests.” [link]. Progress, but not a solution. This doesn’t go far enough; I want to see proper philosophy (or at least real-life decision helping philosophy) taught on the national curriculum. The lack of hardcore thought provocation in schools these days… Read more »

Online catchup

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I’m back again; details of my trip to follow at some point this week. I haven’t touched a [working] computer all week, and the nightly build of my jabber client I was using before I left was b0rked, so I have a bit of catching up to do.

Welcome

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This is the first entry in this here movable type blog. Now, if I could only get the damn thing to do what I want it to do (without crashing perl again)..