George Orwell

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Name: George Orwell
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Backbytes: Big Brother is watching what you eat

When George Orwell had his vision for 1984 - replete with telescreens that watched you more than you watched them - he really didn't know the half of it.Okay, we all know that the authorities really are watching us 24/7, not just with a blanket of CCTV ... [Published Computing.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
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The fine art of writing well

There is something almost other-worldly about writers who take a detour from their chosen field of specialisation to write with authority and passion on something just as close to their heart. Umberto Eco, the Italian semiotician and philosopher is, equally, ... [Published DNA India - 3 hours ago]
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IM Public Lecture: Dr. Kevin Absillis

It is remarkable that all major early modern utopias – from Thomas More’s Utopia (1516), to Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis (1624) and Tommaso Campanella’s The City of the Sun (1623) – explicitly pay tribute to the invention of the printing press. At least ... [Published Dalhousie News - 6 hours ago]
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Borrowing for what?

I ran across an online commentary that demonstrates we Americans have reached another embarassing low as a country and society. The article talked about how Medicare has lifted restrictions on paying for gender re-assignment surgeries (aka sex change ... [Published Kearney Hub - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The party is over, the ANC is broke!

The gravy train seems to be drying up for the fat cats, as parliament cuts ANC funding by R20 million.");}Losing 16 seats in parliament in the last general election – most of those going to the EFF – has cost the African National Congress dearly. 20 years ... [Published The South African - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Animal Farm at Moonlight Players

at 1:00 amThe Moonlight Players proudly present Animal Farm, a musical rendition of George Orwell’s classic political satire. The barnyard comes to life on stage as the animals’ search for equality and unity becomes disrupted by power and greed.The show ... [Published Clermont News Leader - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Family Matters: Reading with speed runs risk of slipping up

I’m a speed reader. Have been since I was a teen. My mother worked for the department of continuing education at a university, and it was offering a course in speed reading and needed one more person to fill out the class. I became that one person.The ... [Published Buffalo News - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

There’s one simple and easy thing you can do to improve your English skills

In fact, if you’re a writer, this could be the best piece of advice you’ll ever get.What’s your favourite film? Whenever you see any of these lists of films, be it the most-popular, most-watched, most-critically acclaimed – in every case where it is a ... [Published Sunday Post - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Chaplain's Corner: Thanks for the thanks

While delayed in Houston by bad weather on a recent trip, Sandy and I struck up a conversation with a nice couple. When their plane was called, they walked away only to have one of them come back to hand me a card. On one side was "Thank you for your ... [Published Lake County Record Bee - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Subtopian Magazine Founder Presents Poignant Novel

"Dystopia Boy is a road tripping, rebellious adventure into the black heart of a failing republic and an in-your-face hallucinatory romp in the traditions of Philip K. Dick, George Orwell, and Alan Moore." - Amber Marshall, Underground VoicesPORTLAND, ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Restoring ‘Animal Farm,’ Out Oct. 27 in the U.K.

Sometimes, it really pays to be an animation fan on the other side of the pond.Take this week’s release of Halas and Batchelor’s classic animated feature Animal Farm on Blu-ray, iTunes and DVD. Fully restored, this 1954 release is widely credited as the ... [Published Animation Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Orwell and Others

In our latest Need to Know podcast , Mona Charen asked me to say a little about the Oslo Freedom Forum. I mentioned a young woman I am writing about for the next National Review . She is Yeonmi Park, a North Korean defector, or escapee. She said that, ... [Published National Review - Oct 27 2014]

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Backbytes: Big Brother is watching what you eat [Published Computing.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Tempest over a fruit cup: Dad buys ad to chide ... [Published Lake County Leader Advertiser - 2 hours ago]
The fine art of writing well [Published DNA India - 3 hours ago]
IM Public Lecture: Dr. Kevin Absillis [Published Dalhousie News - 6 hours ago]
Borrowing for what? [Published Kearney Hub - 9 hours ago]
Social Media Surveillance Expands as IBM Taps T... [Published Global Research - 12 hours ago]
Alexander Beach awaits Snooki [Published Individual.com - 16 hours ago]
How She Escaped North Korea [Published Daily Beast - 16 hours ago]
Forbearance [Published Washington Free Beacon - 17 hours ago]
Another Russian Win. [Published London Irvine Report - 18 hours ago]
The party is over, the ANC is broke! [Published The South African - 18 hours ago]
High fliers swoop in to transform Leeds nightspot [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - 20 hours ago]
Lockport considers tracking system for city veh... [Published Buffalo News - 23 hours ago]
The Political Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien [Published Catholic World Report - Oct 31 2014]
Apocalypse Now Or Nirvana Next Week? [Published Market Oracle - Oct 30 2014]
Rhys Muldoon: Nothing makes a human being feel ... [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 30 2014]
Basharat Peer: The man who scripted Haider [Published Business Standard India - Oct 30 2014]
Animal Farm at Moonlight Players [Published Clermont News Leader - Oct 30 2014]
Taking a shine to celebrating city’s ‘twinkling... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Oct 30 2014]
'The Art of the English Murder': It's Not all G... [Published Pop Matters - Oct 30 2014]
Family Matters: Reading with speed runs risk of... [Published Buffalo News - Oct 30 2014]
The Danger of Islamist Terrorists in Libya [Published American Thinker - Oct 30 2014]
Man Arrested After Joking With Security, “I’m N... [Published New American - Oct 29 2014]
Citizenfour: The Inside Story of Snowden’s Whis... [Published Progressive Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Station X at Bletchley Park: Doctor Who finale ... [Published Bedfordshire on Sunday - Oct 29 2014]
There’s one simple and easy thing you can do to... [Published Sunday Post - Oct 29 2014]
Chaplain's Corner: Thanks for the thanks [Published Lake County Record Bee - Oct 29 2014]
Subtopian Magazine Founder Presents Poignant Novel [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Oct 29 2014]
Response to Anne Marais’s opinion piece [Published News24 - Oct 28 2014]
British etiquette manual tells you how to behav... [Published Mashable - Oct 28 2014]
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Forbearance [Published Washington Free Beacon - 17 hours ago]
Not so long ago, in an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, a woman by the name of Madeline Janis spent 751 words of precious editorial-page real estate bemoaning the fact that she didn’t like her dying father’s politics. Miss Janis, a progressive lioness, ...
Another Russian Win. [Published London Irvine Report - 18 hours ago]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 1424 -04 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. “The Germans [your nation here] outside looked from America to Russia, and from Russia to America, and from America ...
Great bad writing [Published Crooked Timber - Oct 25 2014]
I used to think that David Brooks deserved some sort of George Orwell ‘best bad modern writing’ award for a phrase in his old attack on Markos Zuniga. The Keyboard Kingpin, aka Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, sits at his computer, fires up his Web site, ...
Truthy Removes Part of Website That Monitored C... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 24 2014]
The National Science Foundation (NSF) project designed to track “misinformation” on Twitter has removed portions of its website that monitored political users, including conservatives who used the “tcot” hashtag. “Truthy,” the nearly $1 million research ...
The Government Wants To Censor Social Media By ... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Oct 21 2014]
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Not Your Cup of Tea [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 06 2014]
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