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94%VideoDec 2012

Information overload, or is it obesity?

(4:00) There's a big difference between what you want and what you need. And when it comes to consuming information, the choice you make today affects the information you get tomorrow.

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94%VideoMay 2013

Chris Hedges on the measures to shut down freedom of information

(1:43) Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges accuses the mainstream press for shortsightedness: "If they think is just about Manning and Assange, they have no conception of what it is that's happening."

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94%VideoSep 2011

What we can learn from five million books

(14:09) Google have digitised millions of books (15 million to date), but short of reading them all, how can we practically use the accumulated words today? Google have created NGrams that allow you to trace the usage of any word or phrase in the historical record, opening up the science of 'culturomics' (the application of massive scale data collection and analysis to the study of human culture). From a TEDTalks in 2008 with Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel.

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94%VideoSep 2013

How extensive is the NSA's collection of data?

(9:22) August 1, 2013: According to two former NSA officials, the NSA collects word for word every domestic communication.

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93%VideoSep 2012

Spookily accurate mind reader at work

(2:29) Dave, a gifted clairvoyant reads minds, but with an accuracy hard to believe.

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93%VideoSep 2013

Alex Jones interview with Russell Brand

(29:15) Comedian Russell Brand gives a brilliant analysis of how information is presented to the general public.

93%VideoApr 2010

The Beast File - Catholic Church Child Sex Abuse

From Hungry Beast: Contrary to Pope Benedict's assertion that the immorality of modern society is to blame for sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, the church's own historical documents reveal that sexual abuse has been a problem that the Catholic Church has failed to properly deal with since its earliest days. The Church's first official document referring to the problem of sexual abusing children was in the year 60 AD. All of the documents referred to in this piece are real and have b

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92%AnimationDec 2007

Facebook privacy policy

(4:00) Beware of what you share. Facebook may be associated with the CIA for the purpose of profiling all members.

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92%VideoFeb 2012

Facebook replaces CIA information gathering programs

(3:17) The Onion reports on a worrying revelation, that Facebook and the CIA are in bed together sharing information.

91%VideoMay 2013

The Internet Archive

(13:04) The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge".

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