Monthly Archives: February 2014

‘Crooked House’ Review

I was astonished to learn that the most shocking crime/mystery was not written by AC Doyle but by Agatha Christie. It wasn’t hard-boiled though since the murderer used poison. How was that? The main protagonist was a 12-year-old girl who … Continue reading

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When a Billionaire Sues to Reveal Your ID

How would you feel? Billionaire Einhorn Sues to Reveal Identity of ‘Seeking Alpha’ Blogger ‘Investment research website and blogging forum Seeking Alpha is in hot water after an anonymous blogger revealed that billionaire David Einhorn was secretly buying up shares … Continue reading

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Want Writing Privacy? Use Typewriter

The Typewriter Is Back — to Save Privacy ‘”After scandals with the distribution of secret documents by WikiLeaks and the exposes by Edward Snowden,” the anonymous source explained, “it has been decided to expand the practice of creating paper documents” … Continue reading

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Perpetuating False Crimes with Social Media

What if a ‘false crime’ personally scandalize you? ‘A hodgepodge of content from friends and brands alike, on social media it’s easy to confuse trustworthy information with gossip. As users turn more to their Facebook or Twitter feeds for news … Continue reading

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‘Common’ Sense

Common sense is the behavior and basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by nearly all people, and can be reasonably expected of nearly all people without any need for debate. That is how I define … Continue reading

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