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Education Returns to the 1700s

January 7th, 2016 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Government-operated schools are failing in the US. The plutocrats are returning to the 1700s by creating their own schools just for their own kids. Government-operated schools are failing us. I don’t need to link to stories about that. There are, of course, exceptions here and there. One of the best indicators of […]

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Tags: Economics · Education

Find the Disconnect

August 24th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips News is happening when there is a disconnect in the pattern A leads to B. Consider this: A leads to B. So, find A, and when it leads to something other than B, you have a news story. For example, more money spent on schools leads to better student performance. When it […]

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Tags: Communication · Economics · General Systems Thinking

Free Service Means No Refunds

July 6th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Google and others give me free services. That means I get no refund if they fail. What if I woke tomorrow and Google had lost everything I ever did? All my gmails are gone; all my Google Docs are gone, and everything I put on the Google drive is gone. What kind […]

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Tags: Economics · Expectations