Justin Trudeau’s recent grilling in the Canadian Parliament provides a brilliant example of metacommunication
Breaking Up With United
United and I are no longer… united. It’s not me, United, it’s you.
“You’re too thin-skinned.” Perhaps. But what to do about it?
Redundant Array of Independent Duties
Diogenes discusses the notion that data protection schemes can be extended to a social commentary. Heavy centralization of businesses lead to economic instability and social unrest. Instead, Diogenes makes the case for a redundant array of independent duties, in that it is more resilient socially and economically to have many smaller to mid sized businesses in industries and cities than a few large ones.
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forums
It looks like an analysis of an old debate is popular once more; me… not so much.
On Straight As and Salaries
(Fair warning: this is a personal account.) The systems were designed well, I think. When we were in school or college, passing was supposed to mean you knew the material, basically. A B showed you were pretty good, and an A was only for the smartest students. Not relatively the smartest, but objectively the smartest. Most people could at least …
If you are trying to make sense of what’s going on in the world today, this is probably the most important, and horribly misunderstood, concept in Communication.
Plagiarism Isn’t an Old-Fashioned Notion
In a world of personal brands and reputations, plagiarism is more than just wrong – it’s damaging.
Why Are The Snowflakes Angry?
A guest author provides insight into the millennial “snowflake” anger.
Transcript: 2027 Ph.D Graduation Commencement Speech
The following is a transcript of the graduation speech of the 2027 Graduating Class. It was delivered by one of the 457 valedictorians of the College.
The Truth About Autoethnographies: Sum Ergo Veritas
The academic trend for teaching autoethnographies in universities isn’t just dumb, it’s cruel and dangerous.
Academia and the Chinese Fallacy
Not everyone thinks that there is enough evidence to be worried about Academia yet.
The Coming of the Second Dark Ages
The death bells of Academia are ringing. Can you hear them?
Review: The Red Pill (Movie)
A review of Cassie Jaye’s The Red Pill,, a movie about a feminist documentary filmmaker’s exploration of the Men’s Rights Movement.
Who knew that a chicken, a road, and the world’s oldest Dad Joke could actually be so profound?