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Platos Cave

A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority -- Part 4: The Limits of Reason

Frank Breslin | Posted 04.06.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

Dear Reader, prepare yourself for mental legerdemain. As you recall, Part 1 of our story tells of Everyman, conditioned from birth to believe the aut...

Augmented Reality

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 10.05.2014 | Technology
Carol Muske-Dukes

Antibiotics treat short-term infections, they do not represent steady big pay-out profits. So, despite the fact that there's a growing roster of deadly bacterial diseases threatening the population, solidly resistant to the "old" antibiotics -- big pharmaceutical companies are not exactly rushing to our defense.

How Google's Artificial Intelligence Killed Plato

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 09.08.2012 | Technology
Brandon G. Withrow

If a self-taught computer can recognize cats, what else will it be able to recognize when computers reach WALL-E proportions.

Are You Still Renting Space in Plato's Cave?

Peter Baksa | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

Observe your thinking and be sure to evaluate this difference. Whatever we end up thinking becomes our reality.

Living in Plato's Cave

Tom Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Morris

It's time to move out of Plato's Cave and completely board it up. This is one piece of property that should be put into foreclosure, forever.