Category Archives: Communication systems

Trump: The Suicide of Civilization?

The election of Donald J. Trump to the American Presidency in 2016 represents a stunning victory of ignorance over intelligence, a triumph of fraudulent salesmanship over honest customer service. To the extent that Trump succeeds in boosting irreversible climate change … Continue reading

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Is There A Talking Lizard In Your Subconscious Mind? Hope versus Advertising

The Supreme Court’s efforts to shield the freedom of advertising speech from government interference may have left two very interesting avenues for progressive action, arising ironically from the very excellence of manipulative craftsmanship in today’s video advertising Continue reading

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Why Opinion Polls Aren’t As Scientific As Claimed

There is a fundamental misrepresentation, a basic exaggeration, being perpetrated by companies doing telephone opinion polling, which makes their claims of “accuracy” false …the whole problem is they just can’t get a truly random sample by telephone. Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Be tweeting

I am the historian who wants a History of every single human being in our world, and Twitter is obviously a huge step on the path of recording the thoughts and actions of every individual in today’s world … Yet if you wish me to be Twittering and tweeting … then you need to visit this blog a lot and … help make this blog a big success, so I can hire an assistant … Continue reading

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