Bojan Badej: Francis Helighen on Global Brain — Web as Self-Organizing Distributed Intelligence

Bojan Radej

Bojan Radej

Towards a Global Brain: the Web as a Self-organizing, Distributed Intelligence

FRANCIS HEYLIGHEN, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, ECCO – Evolution, Complexity and Cognition research group

Phi Beta Iota: The YouTube is in English with exception of a short obligatory comment in French that is mandatory in Canada’s quest to pretend it is bi-lingual.

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Robin Good: Content Curation as a Problem-Solving, Re-Assembling and Stewardship Process

Robin Good

Robin Good

Content Curation as a Problem-Solving, Re-Assembling and Stewardship Process

Ibrar Bhatt, shares some of the insights he has been been able to discover in his research work for his forthcoming PhD thesis (“A sociomaterial account of assignment writing in Further Education classrooms”) for the University of Leeds.

In his short blog analysis he first comprehensively defines the new emerging content curation space, and then he highlights

the relevance this may have, once it is validated and acknowledged, in allowing students to explore the creation of reports and the development of new work assignments in a new light.

Here a few brief excerpts:

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Berto Jongman: UK Pedophilia Update — Thatcher Pedophiles, Police Cover Up

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

Margaret Thatcher’s Cabinet bigwigs named in Leon Brittan paedo files

The file is said to have named Sir Keith Joseph and Sir Rhodes Boyson amid warnings of an active child abuse network in Westminster

Former Minister says Thatcher aide was paedophile who preyed on boys’ home – and Hague should have known

  • An ex-Tory minister has claimed Sir Peter Morrison was implicated in the child abuse scandal that engulfed children’s homes in North Wales
  • An inquiry discovered up to 650 children in 40 homes were sexually, physically and emotionally in the 1970s and ’80s
  • Rod Richards, a former Tory MP, said he had seen evidence linking the former aide to Baroness Thatcher to the scandal

Police to investigate whether their own officers and politicians tried to ‘cover-up’ alleged abuse at school linked to Cyril Smith

  • Sir Cyril Smith allegedly sexually abused young boys at Knowl View School
  • Despite many complaints by victims, late politician was never prosecuted
  • Separate inquiry to identify who took part in the alleged abuse is ongoing
  • Now, police will investigate alleged cover-up of abuse at Rochdale school
  • They will look at whether own officers and local politicians were part of it

SchwartzReport: One Fracking Well Linked to 200+ Earthquakes

Stephan A. Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz

Although the Congress and the Obama Administration think Fracking is just the thing, the evidence for the wrongness of this policy just keeps piling up. One learns in school that the purpose of the government is to be responsive to its people, and provide for their safety and wellbeing. But that of cou! rse we know is just a fantasy of academics. Your house has been brought down by an earthquake? Terribly sorry, the government says, but our corporate masters’ profits are too important for us to stop them.

University of Colorado Boulder Scientists Link 10,800-Foot-Deep Fracking Wastewater Well to More than 200 Earthquakes
BRANDON BAKER – Ecowatch/Nation of Change

When the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission ordered NGL Water Solutions to stop fracking wastewater injection operations a month ago, a team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers began conducting its own investigation.

NGL, formerly known as High Sierra Water Services, was given permission to resume its activities at a 10,800-foot-deep well a few weeks later, but the CU findings suggest that shouldn’t have happened. Anne Sheehan and her team found that the well is linked to more than 200 earthquakes, the geophysics professor in the CU Department of Geological Sciences told Boulder County Business Report.