Category Archives: social commentary

Wells Fargo Banksters At It Again

Wells Fargo has had its hands slapped in the recent past for doing things to its customers without their knowledge or consent. In that case they were signing customers up for credit cards and then taking them away – ostensibly … Continue reading

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Caveat Emptor

Today I heard reference once again to ’25,000 peer reviewed studies’. This was in a discussion about micro-cell installations and EMF. I’ve heard this phrase bandied about before in the same context and almost always by opponents of cellphone and … Continue reading

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Maybe Clothes Make The Cop

I came across this interesting article in ScienceDaily today. It appears that simply putting on a Police Uniform (the type that they wear in most places in the USA and Canada) changes your perception of others at a level you … Continue reading

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Brand Damage

A Brand is a mental construct within our mind that has been created and crafted to associate a set of emotions with a product, company, person or thing. America, the USA, is not just a nation, it is a global … Continue reading

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That sound on the web is the Swarm

I was just watching a promo for the BBC Earth series. Beautiful stuff. But in that there was a quick piece showing locusts beginning to swarm and at that point a thought popped into my head. First some background . … Continue reading

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Printer Manufacturers Push Red Ink On Small Business

My friend has a small office supplies store. In our small town her shop is the only place for a number of things and definitely the only single store for all office supply needs. She sells printers, All-In-Ones and Fax … Continue reading

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Machines can sense our emotional state. The relationship is about to change.

Progress in the interface between Us (the Humans) and It (Intelligent Technology) has mainly consisted in extending and improving the range of physical and communication-al channels by which we are shown the virtual world and effect our will upon it … Continue reading

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