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The seductive power of distraction

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dis·trac·tion  /disˈtrakSHən/ Noun A thing that prevents someone from giving full attention to something else. A diversion or recreation. We live in incredible times. We have this incredible technology –  one that is increasingly affordable to everyone – that has … Continue reading

Dig beyond the hype to understand the Idle No More movement

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This is going to be a hard post to write. I’m writing it after watching this video by Ezra Levant (a Canadian political pundit who really sounds like the guys on Fox news). I watched it because my friend OB … Continue reading

Repost: Information stewardship: the only answer to information importers

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I am trying to figure out how to talk about the connections I see between colonialism, industrialization, the lie of democratization in open source, the women in tech issue, and the increasing class divide in our country. I have been … Continue reading