Category Archives: Business

Duplicity in the Duplex?

Bhavik Naik over at Bhavik’s Blurs introduced me to ‘Google Duplex‘ the other day, in a post entitled ‘Is Google taking it too far?‘ Here’s a four minute video demonstration of Google Duplex in action: Pretty impressive, no? As well … Continue reading

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Will the plastics industry be the next target of the merchants of doubt?

A riddle for you: What has three words, eight letters and one meaning? My blog following now stands at 381. This number is special to me because it says 3-8-1, and to me that says “I love you”. I do … Continue reading

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Data Driven: Colbert on Cambridge Analytica

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Finally, someone goes on air to highlight the dissonance between the mouthings and the motives of the advertising industry. Oh, and some other stuff, about Facebook… Climate Denial Crock of the Week View original post

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Here’s a question that really matters…

The guys from Positive Money went to ask young people a few questions about money. The first questions they asked were no-brainers. “Duh, everyone knows that.” But then they asked: Do you know where money comes from? Our money system … Continue reading

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MODERNISING MONEY

Originally posted on MODERN TIMES IN MUDSHIRES:
Money creation should only be used in the public interest ? The same banks that caused the financial crisis currently have the power to create 97% of the UK’s money. They’ve used this…

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Fooled by familiarity

I’ve long had a fascination with illusion. The subject of change blindness excites me; it impacts upon many aspects of existence. A thread on Learning from Dogs the other day reminded me again of this phenomenon. An understanding of how … Continue reading

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What goes around, comes around

Who controls the money supply? This is a fascinating subject. Incredibly, while people believe that they understand how money works, the vast majority don’t appreciate the reality. The documentary ‘97% Owned‘ (below) highlights the fact that if we continue as … Continue reading

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Truth, honesty, and loss

Dear Paul, A few days ago, you asked: Wherein lays the truth? I believe that the crux of the matter lies in one of the quotations you offer: “… we are in a generational struggle to defend the principles of … Continue reading

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Capitalism vs The Climate

I believe myself to be a realist. I have no doubt that many who know me would scoff at this, having long ago slotted me firmly in the ‘pessimist’ pigeonhole. Nevertheless, my weeks of late seem to be full of … Continue reading

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This changes everything

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