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September 2015

Worldwide Wednesday: Millennials Love Radio’s Authenticity

Yesterday New York’s Advertising Week explained “Why Millennials and Gen Z Are Listening More,” the Millennial demographic was called out and characterized as lapping up all things audio.

“Millennials are probably the most misunderstood generation by marketers. So often we get it wrong,” said moderator Gayle Troberman, executive VP & CMO at iHeartMedia.

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Techie Tuesday: The Dark Net

Goodbye internet and Google, here comes the Dark Net!  The censorship-free world of anonymous visitors is the home for whistle-blowers, political activism, pirated goods, drugs, commercial hacking services and who knows what else? Jamie Bartlett explains how this parallel internet works and what it says about market forces and customer service.… Read the rest

Wild Friday: Are You Indigo?

It is said the Indigo Children are here to raise the cosmic vibration of humanity.  But where did the concept originate and how can you tell if you are an Indigo Child or Adult, and can they really change the structure and boundaries of our culture?… Read the rest

Techy Tuesday: The Joy of Hapax Legomenon

Did you know there is a scientific law that governs how often words are used in the English language?  Or in any language for that matter.  It seems to apply, like gravity, to everything from income to web hits.  Find out all about it in today’s video and learn why I enjoy getting as many hapax legomenons … legomeni?… Read the rest

Thirsty Thursday: Sunshine City, Free Reading Monday!

A reading of SUNSHINE CITY, book/lyrics by Dewey Davis-Thompson and lyrics/music by Tom Sivak will be held at the Palladium Theatre on September 21 at 7:00 pm. Supported by a grant from the St. Peterburg Arts Alliance, Sunshine City, The Musical will be sung and read by at The Palladium Side Door, which has donated space for the readings.… Read the rest

Wild Friday: Virtual Reality Manipulation

Today we share “An examination of various video manipulation technologies and the predictive programming embedded in major motion pictures that demonstrate the effectiveness of such technologies for use in psychological warfare and establishment propaganda.
Press reports warn that newly-developed digital data manipulation software which automate the creation of fake pictures, videos, or audio recordings could be used for political deception or military advantage.… Read the rest

Wild Friday: The Scarey Truth About Aspartame

Just in case you need a reminder … the greedy corporate machine wants to sweeten you up for the kill with aspartame.   This artificial chemical may taste good to you but aspartame sickness is real, dangerous and may actually make you fatter, despite dietary claims of the products that use it. … Read the rest

Wild Friday: Spies Conduct Mass Thought and Emotion Control Through Social Media

With never-before-seen documents accompanied by reporting,  The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman are offering a more in-depth look than ever into how a secretive unit of the UK’s GCHQ surveillance agency used a host of psychological methods and online subterfuge in order to manipulate the behavior of individuals and groups through the internet and other digital forms of communication.

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Worldwide Wednesday: Christo’s Middle Finger

See “the Wonderful City” from Christ’s point of view in today’s amazing video.  The monument Cristo Redentor is having a few repairs to the middle finger, and a camera crew went up with the workers to share the stunning vista from atop those arms spreading across 28 meters, way far high above Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. … Read the rest

Techie Tuesday: Pneumatic Tube Trains

Will people fly through pneumatic tubes at a thousand miles per hour?  The dream of Elon Musk’s hyperloop may be here sooner than you’d think.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, a California company that’s actually building Musk’s futuristic transportation system, said that it expects to break ground on the project sometime in 2016.

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