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OPINION: Will censoring the Internet stop child exploitation? NOTE: I got to put my thoughts to John Carr directly when I was invited to debate the issues raised on the JVS Show on BBC Three Counties radio on Monday morning.

OPINION: Will censoring the Internet stop child exploitation?

Here is the link to listen again. We come on at the 1 hour mark… I think the link is only live for seven days so grab it while it’s hot! Yesterday government advisor on child Internet safety, John Carr, called for search engines like Google to do more to restrict access to online pornography.

Psychology

Hypnotism. The parable of the ox. In 1906, the great statistician Francis Galton observed a competition to guess the weight of an ox at a country fair.

The parable of the ox

Eight hundred people entered. Galton, being the kind of man he was, ran statistical tests on the numbers. He discovered that the average guess (1,197lb) was extremely close to the actual weight (1,198lb) of the ox. How to create a self-fulfilling prophesy. (article) THERE IS A CIRCULAR, self-feeding loop in many aspects of human nature, and you can use them to your advantage — or disadvantage.

How to create a self-fulfilling prophesy. (article)

In many of these self-feeding loops, your thoughts play a major role. For example, a person with indigestion (caused by stress) notices a pain in his stomach, and then worries that maybe something is seriously wrong with him. The worry increases his level of stress, which increases the pain in his stomach, which makes him worry all the more, etc. Now at first, there was nothing wrong with him. World History TimeMap. What You Can't Say. January 2004 Have you ever seen an old photo of yourself and been embarrassed at the way you looked?

What You Can't Say

Did we actually dress like that? We did. And we had no idea how silly we looked. It's the nature of fashion to be invisible, in the same way the movement of the earth is invisible to all of us riding on it. Jonathan Haidt on the moral roots of liberals and conservatives. Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have 'Nothing to Hide' - The Chronicle Review. By Daniel J.

Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have 'Nothing to Hide' - The Chronicle Review

Solove When the government gathers or analyzes personal information, many people say they're not worried. "I've got nothing to hide," they declare. "Only if you're doing something wrong should you worry, and then you don't deserve to keep it private. " The nothing-to-hide argument pervades discussions about privacy. The Hidden Message in Pixar’s Films. I love Pixar.

The Hidden Message in Pixar’s Films

Who doesn’t? The stories are magnificently crafted, the characters are rich, hilarious, and unique, and the images are lovingly rendered. Without fail, John Ratzenberger’s iconic voice makes a cameo in some boisterous character. Even if you haven’t seen every film they’ve made (I refuse to watch Cars or its preposterous sequel), there is a consistency and quality to Pixar’s productions that is hard to deny.

Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations.


  1. dave07879 Jan 28 2013
    I have a set on soundcloud my name DJ Dave-3, I have not made any music, I have just been playing a little with fruity loops, But I cannot save on there. I do not have any friends on pearltrees. I have suggested it to a few of my friends, but no one has acceped it as far as I know.
  2. chujepili Jan 28 2013
    well for now most of my interests are in the pearl you see right there just browse through , what music production ? can i see your youtube channel with samples ? how many friends do you have on pearltrees ?
  3. dave07879 Jan 26 2013
    I am from Kent in England. I play x box a lot, I also DJ, but not so much any more. I am thinking of doing some music production, just as a pass time. I have not been doing much lately. Tell me about yourself.
  4. chujepili Jan 24 2013
    hi dave .. are you from france ? what are your interests ?