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May 21, 2014

Thomas Friedman is a guy who appears to learn the jargon of science and technology,

but knows nothing about science and technology.
His skill is flattering rich people, especially his wife who is mega-rich. This allows Friedman to flit around the world telling rich people they are the best. The court jester has been a feature of human societies since the Bronze Age. Telling the boss he’s wonderful by predicting the current course will lead to times of plenty is never going to get you fed to the lions.
The Z Blog › The Future Is Not Here

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 21, 2014 10:24 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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More and more I've noticed a LOT of folks with an astonishing grasp of a thesaurus, maybe even "jingo", but little familiarity with a words actual roots in dictionary.
Sometimes I despise "common usage" as much as I do "Recent data shows..." math overly fond of "Least Significant Digits".

Posted by: CaptDMO at May 21, 2014 3:43 PM

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