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I hate technology. So naturally I created a blog.

Originally posted on Katrina Freitag:
If I had it my way I would be running around the world without having to abide by intentions or boundaries.?As beautiful as my mind is, it has created dis-ease for me most of my life without me realizing it. Now, I am trying on the understanding that my mind… Continue reading

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A day in Belém

Originally posted on Bluenose Traveler:
About thirty minutes by tram to the west of central Lisbon is Belém, a lovely locale we based part of a day around during our trip back in October. Belém is not for the faint of heart if you are unnerved by crowds. In the morning, cruise ships disembark and… Continue reading

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Hacker Culture Becoming Mainstream?

Originally posted on Sociological Reasoning:
While writing review of two books: The Mastermind and Bad Blood, I noticed that organizations described in them consciously employed hacking as main ways to solve problems. In the case of the Mastermind, the entire enterprise where Paul le Roux built was centered around hack culture. He figured out various… Continue reading

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Two benefits to avoiding technical jargon and concepts

Originally posted on Digital Business :
Technology can very complex. Like every profession, technologists use lots of acronyms and jargon. As digital executives, we may succumb to the temptation to get overly complex. That is natural because much of what we do is complex. So, after coming up with ideas, we need to develop simple messages and… Continue reading

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When Does the Pleasure Derived from Convenience Reach its Limits?

Originally posted on Tarzan Health:
From the beginning of human civilisation there has been a push for progress and convenience. The creation of tools, machines and factories, coupled with advancements in trade, systems and processes have resulted in complex societies that allow for specialisation in a multitude of different jobs and careers. Division of labour… Continue reading

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Marcuse and ‘Technological Rationality’

Originally posted on The Junction:
As we move into an era of unchartered technological growth, it is helpful to revisit the theoretical framework of Herbert Marcuse, who posits that?any debates around the organisation of technical resources must be prefaced with an acceptance that technology is simply the tool of ideology, whether established or revolutionary.? Born… Continue reading

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