Friday, August 30, 2013


Bad Intelligence

“Our house is on fire. Never before in human history has more information been available to more people. But at the same time never before in human history has more bad information been available to more people.” 

—Scott Pelley, CBS News and “60 Minutes” correspondent, accepting 2013 Fred Friendly First Amendment Award, May 10, 2013 URL Video 
• Editorial Comment: *GIGO = garbage in, garbage out.

PeezPIX by Ted Pease
Sunset over the fleet, Woodley Island, Eureka, Calif.

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(Be)Friend Dr. Ted, Professor of Interesting Stuff

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