2006

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The Rich-Poor Divide

Recently, in my Technology, Literacy, & Culture class, we’ve been talking about some of the criticisms against Ray Kurzweil’s ideas presented in his book The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology. One of the major criticims is that as new technology becomes available quicker, the rich-poor divide will grow larger. The rich will get […]

Size 12, Too Fat For TV?

This stunning size 12 model was branded ‘too fat’ for TV competition. However, viewers voted her to the top female slot on the show. This is a fairly important piece of news. Click on over to the article and just look at the picture of this beautiful woman. Jen Hunter, the model, responded, “You don’t […]

I haven’t completely read through over all 70 of the scientists featured in Brilliant Minds on the Next 50 Years, but it is worth checking out if you’re interested in what the top scientists have to say.

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