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Time Warner Cable Bullies Trying To Get Even Bigger

I have just spent the last 45 minutes trying to get a Time Warner Cable customer service agent to remove cable television from the services that I pay for. I use the telephone, and I use the internet connection that we get from Time Warner,

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Has Social Media Really Killed Off Traditional Media?

“Every day fewer and fewer people get breaking news from a newspaper or even TV.” — Social Media Today, “Is News Dead?” A tallyboard for historical ship replicas touring the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. provided one indication this week to the contrary:

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LG Making TVs That Will Allow NSA To Track What We Watch

Interactive technology means intrusive technology. Technology that’s smart enough to adapt to users’ directions and to sense their interests is also smart enough to keep records about what users do. Add Internet connectivity to that intelligence, and the privacy of the American home will take a big hit.

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Infuriating Sherlock Holmes

I very much enjoy the actors on the British TV show Sherlock Holmes, but the season 2 finale, broadcast tonight, infuriates me. We see Sherlock Holmes cast himself off a building, and bludgeon his head in a bloody mess that no one could survive… but

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The Denial Channel

I went over to a friend’s house yesterday evening, to pick up a few things for a project we’re working on. When I knocked the door, he called for me to come on in. He was sitting in his living room, watching his large screen

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?