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A New Library of Babel: Borges, Fake News and Philosophy for All

Arguably, all we experience of life is data. Information received through various sensors, processed first by functions within the sensors themselves, then interpreted by the mind receiving those signals. Light and dark, warm and cold, cacophonous and silent, all must be received, converted into ideas and somehow coalesce from the…

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Alex Jones says newspapers are lean, mean, underappreciated, and ready to make a comeback

Jack Lail blogged about NPR’s Alex Jones interview yesterday. Jones is a member of a multi-generation family-owned newspaper company and director of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He recently wrote Losing the News: The Future of…