Friday, 9 May 2008

SiouxWIRE Snippets 8

A Midget Among Giants
Paul Constant, The Stranger
Microsoft, Starbucks, Boeing and others contribute to local non-profit organisations in Seattle so why can't native Amazon share even a bit of last year's $476 million profit?

"We like our Venuses young"
Germaine Greer, The Guardian
Germaine Greer on the Miley Cyrus-Vanity Fair controversy. (Not bland like Leibovitz's photographs.

Libet Redux: Free will takes another hammering
Research Digest Blog (The British Psychological Society)
"(U)sing modern brain imaging methods, Chun Siong Soon and colleagues have replicated and extended Libet's famous study - once again reinforcing the notion that our sense of free will is an illusion."

M. Night Shyamalan: A Preliminary Report
Lesley Brill, Senses of Cinema
An overview of Shyamalan's work. NOTE: There are spoilers for all of his films as each is discussed in some detail.

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