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Marijuana – An Exploration (Part 1 – Gateway Substances)

Part 1- Gateway Substances Owners of pizza parlours and convenience stores the world over, agree. Marijuana is definitely a gateway substance. With that out of my system, my first area of exploration is, I will admit, based on an anecdotal … Continue reading

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Information Distribution In The Age Of Algorithms – (Part 6 – Moving Beyond Academic Elitism)

Moving Beyond Academic Elitism   As explored, our new media environment has made the world an interesting place to navigate. While it has completely turned the pre-1990’s media model on its head, it has not been without substantial growing pains. … Continue reading

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Information Distribution In The Age Of Algorithms – (Part 3 – Naivety In The Collective Understanding Of Social Media Intentions)

Naivety In The Collective Understanding Of Social Media Intentions Given the previous section that we covered, one can’t help but wonder if my opening statements were a tad naive. How is this the media paradigm of the masses if the … Continue reading

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“FDA Puts U.S. Consumers At ‘Serious Risk’ by Allowing GE Salmon ‘Frankenfish’ Imports” – (Ecowatch)

It’s been a while since this was last on my radar. https://www.ecowatch.com/fda-approves-ge-salmon-imports-2631389777.html The Trump administration has lifted a ban on importing genetically engineered or GE salmon, which critics have long called “Frankenfish,” in a move that consumer advocates charge “runs … Continue reading

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Rebels Of A New Era

This is a short piece, compared to most of my other backlog. But its a thought I have to get off the membrane. When did the conservatives become the modern day rebels? https://youtu.be/xn4UUJdIetM Though its been happening for at least … Continue reading

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“Julian Assange Receives His Passport” – (Counterpunch)

The man is in the news again. Well, sort of. Let’s see who’s bending over to polish the dong today. https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/02/28/shifting-the-centre-of-gravity-julian-assange-receives-his-passport-2/ A Counterpunch journalist named Binoy Kampmark. Let’s see what he has to say. In March 2008, one Michael Horvath … Continue reading

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Amber Alerts And Cellular Distribution – A Necessity?

Recently here in my community (and elsewhere in the country), amber alerts once again were in the news. Not so much the concept, which has been around forever. More, the new distribution methods enabled by revolutions in consumer technology. While … Continue reading

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