Dentist who used copyright to silence her patients is on the run. He threatened patients who wrote bad Yelp reviews with lawsuits.
In 1971, he declared that vitamin C would cause a 10 percent decrease in deaths from cancer. Subsequent studies have consistently shown that vitamin C doesn’t treat cancer.
While in the U.S. and other wealthy countries viruses appear to be involved in about 5 percent of all cancers, in some countries the number can be as high as 20 percent. (The worldwide average is about 13 percent.)
Another ahistorical analogy for thinking about technology is that the role of technology in learning is similar to the role of technology in sex. Technology may be enhancing, useful, amusing, diversifying, but at the end of the day, it will not replace the basic human transaction. So there is nothing to fear, only something to gain.
“These two ad behemoths will have the industry’s largest and most formidable talent pool of people called ‘creatives’ who have never created a single thing in their lives and whose only apparent ability is to trick other people.”