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February 16, 2008

theory vs. practice

"They didn't care that they'd seen it work in practice because they already knew it couldn't work in theory."

-- Clay Shirky at 2007 Supernova

language parsing

"Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe. ceehiro."

-- languagehat (Tx Hannah)

February 20, 2008

approach to kids' safety

"We need to think of our kids less as victims and more as participants."

-- Anne Collier

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