Have a read and share your thoughts — is he being alarmist about the effects of the Web 2. In the 'old media' world, it was easy for mediocre material produced by overpaid celebrities to be heavily promoted by the 'mainstream' recording industry and movie studios. I haven't read the book and I don't intend to. I accept that amateur-generated content on the internet has a value in some areas. Flashing Ass Blog Posts. This book inspired me to create a website in response.
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The freedom of communication the Internet provides is becoming ever more tentative, and is threatened on several fronts. When advertising and public relations are disguised as news, the line between fact and fiction becomes blurred. But there is also a lot of stuff written by stupid, pompous, self-regarding people. The essential problem for people today has not really changed: Ironically the people who are most likely to post here are the very people who are likely to confuse self opinion with professional information. Since then he has assembled an assortment of data supporting his idea that the remnants of an impact crater measuring 40 miles across can be found in the desert and its surroundings. Visit the Department of Paleobiology website.
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Most of it is not worthwhile, just as most of what's on the web is not worthwhile. Will his book be available online??? He who toils unceasing, all relentlessly alone, May come to find those who once waited, gone. That is what democratization does to knowledge - and that is scary. I don't read blogs and I take Wikipedia with a grain of salt. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Recognising human diversity will turn out to be far more demanding on our currently taken for granted mores and legislation than most of us presently appreciate!
Australia enters the space age Kerrie Dougherty, curator of space technology the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, says it was an important boost to space science in Australia. Now that is Orwellian and it makes a mockery of their raison d'etre, namely "Comment Is Free" as clearly it is not, and freedom of the press requires one to be prepared to speak out, even if it offends! No system has ever prevented misinformation, only skewed the predominant type or source s of misinformation. My solution is a Certificate of Voting Competence, to be studied for, and awarded by, examination. Licking Nipple Blog Posts. Where there is change there will always be opposition.