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The Social Dilemma Transcript – Main Arguments

Using The Social Dilemma Transcript this lesson tries to understand the influences Social Media has on the community and what should we do about it. Updated March 27, 2023

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George Boole

The British mathematician George Boole is best known for his work on Boolean logic which was named after him and is very important in computing and electronics. November 2nd 2015 is Boole's 200th birthday if such a thing makes any sense. We like to celebrate famous...

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Communication Foundations

Warren Buffet is rumored to have told a group of MBA students that communication was the one skill he wished he had learned more about while he was in college.  Communication is one of the most crucial skills to thrive.  Always has been.  Always will. In a recent...

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Marshell McLuhan

I feel that we're standing on the threshold of a liberating and exhilarating world in which the human tribe can become truly one family and man's consciousness can be freed from the shackles of mechanical culture and enabled to roam the cosmos. I have a deep and...

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History of Writing

This lesson on the History of Writing is intended to help the community establish a baseline understanding of the communication forces that influence our personal understanding of the world around us. By better understanding the history writing, we can better understand the natural laws that influence our decision-making today.

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Noam Chomsky Interview

Noam Chomsky Interview (taken from http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/37725-noam-chomsky-on-the-evolution-of-language-a-biolinguistic-perspective) Human language is crucial to the scientific quest to understand what kind of creatures we are and, thus crucial to...

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The Transmission Model of Communication

Description of the Transmission Model of Communication, with a focus on Claude Shannon. Discussions of the components, architecture, constraints, and applications of the Transmission Model of Communication. And, how it has led to the development of the Fractal Model of Communication. Updated March 2023.

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Communication Economics

Communication Economics and Development aims to determine a methodology for integrating communication variables into economic development models. The first five chapters of the book cover the theoretical issues and their conceptualization as the basis for deriving a...

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The Internet is to our Age as the Printing Press was to the Reformation and Age of Enlightnment

The problem for anyone that locks their world view into the 1st century bible is we live in a 21st century digital age. It is very hard to copy the Torah, it is less hard to copy the Bible, and infinitely easy to copy 21st century digital bits. The fact that we can...

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