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Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple's Mastery of the Media

“Beautifully, unapologetically plastic.”

“Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way.”

“Just avoid holding it in that way.”

Apple’s public relations (PR) department is probably the best in the world — certainly more impressive at shaping and controlling the discussion of its products than any other technology company. 336 more words

AAPL Company

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Critical Urban Theory or Urban Critical Theory or Just Critical Theory? (1 of 4)

BOOK SYNOPSIS Cities for People, Not for Profit: Critical Urban Theory and the Right to the City, eds. Neil Brenner, Peter Marcuse, & Margit Mayer, (2012), New York: Routledge. 2,404 more words

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The Periodic Table Of SEO Success Factors

Search engine optimization — SEO — may seem like alchemy to the uninitiated. But there is a science to it. Search engines reward pages with the right combination of ranking factors, or “signals.” SEO is about ensuring your content generates the right type of signals.

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Allergies and Green Spaces

This week i caught an interesting documentry on BBC 2 called ‘Allergies: Modern Life and Me'; the main premise of this show was in explaining the rise in allergy sufferers in modern western society, with a third of the population being affected in some way or another. 439 more words

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The Russo-Ukrainian War

This week Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine became overt for all the world to see. Since February, Moscow waged a semi-covert campaign that I term… 1,576 more words

Strategy

Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

Our "We don't have a strategy yet" leadership in DC has left the initiative to Vladimir Putin, who has exploited it to the hilt and is now settled on a revanchist war in Ukraine. Mr. Schindler is right: if NATO means anything anymore, it must respond to this with something more than sanctions.

‘The Arctic sea ice spiral of death seems to have reversed'

The headline is a quote by Dr. Judith Curry from a David Rose article in the Sunday Mail: Stunning satellite images show summer ice cap is thicker and covers 1.7million square kilometres MORE than 2 years ago…despite Al Gore’s prediction it would be ICE-FREE by now. 491 more words

Arctic

Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

Yet another "inconvenient truth" for climate alarmists, in which Nature refuses to play along with their beloved computer models. In Warmist theology, the polar ice cap was supposed to vanish (ignore the fact that's happened several times before). Yet here it is, growing. I wonder if this is related to the discovery of newborn glaciers in Scotland?

Wanderlust

I have found a new favorite blog that I will be visiting quite frequently. The blog site’s name is “thelifeofanaustralianunistudent.” The writer – M – has many of the same thoughts and feelings that I have. 104 more words