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The Shallows: A Post-Literary Mind?

A shameless plug, here, for my new favorite non-fiction book. Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows. Each chapter is so enlightening, but the last one I read, which discusses the post-literary mind was a little bit mind-blowing. 177 more words

Book Reviews

PressTV: Former Australian foreign minister exposes Zionist lobby power

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Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:1PM GMT

By Brandon Martinez

Fact Corner

  • Brandon Martinez writes that according to Bob Carr Israel lobby has “extraordinary” and “unhealthy” influence in Australian politics.
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The Limits of Social Engineering

Date: 16-04-2014

Source: Technology Review By Nicholas Carr
Tapping into big data, researchers and planners are building mathematical models of personal and civic behavior. But the models may hide rather than reveal the deepest sources of social ills. 1,594 more words

Business / Economy

April's blood red moon

By Mario Carr

A red sky at night, is a sailor delight but what about a Full Moon that turns blood red?

This is what happens when there’s a Lunar Eclipse, and the next one will be April 15 at 3:42 a.m. 416 more words

The Sky This Month

Scavenger Hunt

Nicholas Carr made the argument that the Internet, especially Google and browsing, is degrading the art of writing and reading by decreasing the reader’s ability to work through long texts for a rewarding resolution and decreasing a reader’s attention span while searching for this resolution. 230 more words

Not A Good Time To Be A Friend Of Israel And The Jews

Is there ever a good time?

great article by Andrew Bolt that deserves to be read carefully by the Australian Jewish community and its leadership. 846 more words