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Everyone is real

“Maybe someday you’ll be a real person,” they say, and call it hope.
You are a real person. No matter how many times they say you aren’t. 115 more words


AI, algorithms, managers, dehumanization...

An algorithm schedules and manages the nightly engineering work on one of the world’s best subway systems – and does it more efficiently than any human could. 54 more words

Modern Civilization

Twitter campaigns necessary but probably insufficient.

There’s a “Hands up/ Don’t shoot” Friday campaign going on over at Twitter. It’s a nice gesture, no pun intended. But I can’t help thinking about how much more powerful the message would be if we could get ordinary Americans, not just the social media savvy and political activist types, out on the sidewalks banging pots together. 750 more words


Old people do not use Internet. And that is a good thing!!!

Thanks to a decade of programs geared toward giving people access to the necessary technology, by 2013 some 85% of Americans were surfing the World Wide Web. 207 more words


The First Step In Not Being An Ostrich? Stop Dehumanizing Black Children (#Ferguson)

The following is a press release by the American Psychological Association from February:

Black boys as young as 10 may not be viewed in the same light of childhood innocence as their white peers, but are instead more likely to be mistaken as older, be perceived as guilty and face police violence if accused of a crime, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. 832 more words

The Game of Graduate School, Part One

Going through a graduate program is a lot like playing a board game with someone where the rules are only explained after one has been broken. 1,176 more words


Detoxification of Your Dehumanization Condition: Your Way to Freedom

I would like to redefine the word “detoxification” simply as ‘the action of freeing and preventing any external toxic substance from residing or entering a human being while affecting body, mind and soul, through any possible means and media’. 371 more words

Critical Thinking