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David Wood
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Writer, atheist, SemWeb geek
Writer, atheist, SemWeb geek

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A long time ago at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, a history professor by the name of Teti assembled a wide-ranging reading list for his students. His idea was to suggest books on a variety of topics, both ancient and modern, to…
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The Wealth Paradox: Economic Prosperity and the Hardening of Attitudes [Goodreads] is the right book at the right time. Short, succinct, and with hard data to prove their central thesis, The Wealth Paradox is worthy of a thoughtful read by policy makers,…
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Book Review: The Wealth Paradox by Frank Mols and Jolanda Jetten
The Wealth Paradox: Economic Prosperity and the Hardening of Attitudes [ Goodreads ] is the right book at the right time. Short, succinct, and with hard data to prove their central thesis, The Wealth Paradox is worthy of a thoughtful read by policy makers, ...
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The Sorry State of Browser Privacy
Every one of the estimated 3.7 million Internet users should be concerned that the vast majority of their searches, the contents of their shopping baskets both on and off line,  often their location, and, by careful statistical analysis, their associates ar...
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Writers Notebook - 28 Dec 2015
Relationships with Technology The historian Ronald Wright has noted, "From ancient times until today, civilized people have believed that they behave better, and are better, than so-called savages." But this is just not so. It is a belief that is unjustifie...
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Star Wars' Dirty Little Secret: We are the Empire
We all love Star Wars. For those of us old enough to remember the 1977 original Episode IV , it was a life changing event. We absorbed Star Wars memes before the rest of society, and integrated them into our lives. Atheists, Hindus, Jews, and Christians all...
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Writer's Notebook - 7 July 2015
On Pandering The 2016 US presidential campaign is seemingly in full cajole. This gem was uncovered in the Economist news magazine in the Lexington column of their 20 June 2015 issue : "Rick Perry, a former governor of Texas, rode to the barbecue on a Harley...
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Manu Sporny's excellent introductory JSON-LD videos.
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Book review: Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
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Writer's Notebook - 19 Jan 2015: Teaching evolution to Martin Luther King and quotes on responding to technological change.
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