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  1. Random Things Not Worth a Full Blog Post  • 
    Where have I been the past few weeks and why haven’t I been blogging? Take your pick: Freeboating at a fancy-schmancy LexisNexis conference in Boston with my wife Diligently avoiding sharp objects in an attempt to avoid despair at the still-unfinished state of MultiReal, the sequel to Infoquake Falling increasingly behind on a number of […]
  2. In the Name of Jesus  • 
    I’m having trouble wrapping my head around this latest papal crisis involving the Pope’s supposedly anti-Islamic statements. And that’s not because I have any difficulty understanding what he said. (My sympathies actually lie with the pontiff here, because despite the fact that the passage he quoted wasn’t particularly kind to Islam, it was just a […]
  3. Meta-ing Ourselves to Death  • 
    I'm starting to get that dot-com bubble burst feeling again. There are too many meta information tools out there with shaky revenue streams.
  4. How to Manipulate the TV News  • 
    I’ve always been skeptical of television news. Most of the time, it’s been just a generalized distrust without any real basis in fact or evidence. But over the past couple years, I’ve gotten first-hand knowledge of how easily it is to manipulate television news. A company I used to work for (which shall remain nameless) […]

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