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2014-03-06 12:23:30

The techno-weary will put down their devices for 24 hours on Friday March 7 to celebrate the National Day of Unplugging.

Public Perception On Climate Depends On Word Choices Describing It
2012-11-08 13:40:39

The words we choose to use have a big impact on how we communicate. As the 20th century Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan once said, “The medium is the message.”

2007-02-07 03:00:13

By Gall, James E Ambient Findability. Peter Morville. (2005). O'Reilly Media. 188 pp. $29.95 (soft cover). ISBN: 0-596-00765-5. Reviewed by James E. Gall Technologists as a group can be stereotyped as people who are obsessed with the future.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.