Monthly Archives: January 2014

Meanings: Automation

January 21, 2014 XKCD hits the nail on the head (is that a metaphor slated to die soon?) about “automation” this week: It made me wonder how long we have been using the term “automation” — how long we have … Continue reading

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Unwinding

January 2, 2014 “Throughout the meal the two subjects remained the same: the superiority of entrepreneurs and the worthlessness of higher education.” from George Packer, The Unwinding (New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2013), p 397. The conversation being reported … Continue reading

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