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Role Playing Leads to Mixed Up Players

Recently a report was published about the work environment in the Vancouver School Board. You can read about that in this CBC article. The report was prepared for WorkSafeBC (the workers compensation board’s current incarnation) Last fall the VSB trustees … 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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Did Silent Movies come with notes for the musical accompaniment?

This evening I came across an old film, Tillie’s Punctuated Romance, showing on Turner Classic Movies. It was a silent film from 102 yeas ago. Initially I thought it was a Charlie Chaplin film because that’s who I saw and recognized … Continue reading

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Breaking up for profit

It’s late and I’m reading the latest on how much of the mainstream media seem to want to pile on the anti-Bernie hobby horse, this time the way they have gone along with the New York Daily News’s crappy editing … Continue reading

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Irony with Facebook

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Ted Cruz says more cops for Muslims

It’s the day after the March 22 Terrorist Attacks in Brussels. I just read an article on the Washington Post about would-be-presidential-candidate Ted Cruz saying law enforcement should ‘secure’ Muslim neighborhoods. That they need to “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods … Continue reading

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Thank You For Doing Your Jobs Right

The other day I was involved in an accident on the roadway just outside my house. I was driving my 1999 Ford Explorer Limited. Of all of the vehicles I’ve owned, I’ve liked this one the most – I suspect … Continue reading

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