Category Archives: Art & Life

Google: why don’t I see the movie “Black Orpheus” in your suggested sites?

Google, you have rushed right past mediocre and on into evil. When I began to type black o nothing came up. I had to type in the EXACT WORDS Black Orpheus to get to a website with normal info. WHY? … Continue reading

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Study to Examine Effects of Artificial Intelligence: NYT & Comments

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/16/science/century-long-study-will-examine-effects-of-artificial-intelligence.html?rref=business&module=Ribbon&version=context&region= Header&action=click&contentCollection=Business%20Day&pgtype=Blogs    

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Ala “Dogville:” Recognize the signs of the imposition of involuntary servitude

“Dogville,” a play by Lars Von Trier, filmed for PBS, tells the story of a young woman in desperate circumstances who is taken in by local villagers, and then reduced to the status of a slave. The great actress Nicole … Continue reading

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NYT; Alan Finder: The Joys and Hazards of Self-Publishing on the Web

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/16/technology/personaltech/ins-and-outs-of-publishing-your-book-via-the-web.html?smid=pl-share By ALAN FINDER Published: August 15, 2012 Not long ago, an aspiring book writer rejected by traditional publishing houses had only one alternative: vanity publishing. For $5,000 or $10,000, or sometimes much more, he could have his manuscript edited … Continue reading

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WAPO: Free lending libraries sprouting on front lawns in D.C. area help create neighborhood bonds

One could take a plastic “milk crate” or two and put them on stakes driven into the front yard lawn. Maybe put some plastic around them to protect from rain and snow. ~Via By Robert Samuels, Published: September 20 E-mail the writer Philip Vahab … Continue reading

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Law Geek: How to sue your insurance company in California

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