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Does Social Media Mean Social Justice?

Jose Vilson Jose 4 Comments

In the 1950’s, as civil rights groups of interest (i.e. dissident and radical groups) began to truly penetrate the mainstream thought of America, the FBI developed a program with a series of protocols for disruption and misinformation called COINTELPRO (an acronym for COunter INtelligence PROgram). By most reports, not only did they intend on gathering as much information about these dissident groups and individuals as possible, but they also sought …

courtesy of Ken Burbary

A Call To Inter-Action! (Google Reader)

Jose Vilson Jose 7 Comments

A few weeks ago, Google revealed Barack Obama and John McCain’s Internet reading list for the world to see. Most of it wasn’t surprising: Barack goes left and John goes right. Most of it is political news and the world keeps rolling, because we’ve seen all these blogs before. But ever wonder what some of your other blog heroes (::ahem me::) read too? Well, no worries, ’cause when you add …

I’m a BlogCritic

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I’m now a writer for a sinister cabal of superior writers. Or something like that. For my first magic trick, I speculated on why computers will replace people with a little help from Mr. Roboto. Support, mi gente. There’s more in store. And of course, this is still the #1 place for my writing. Just need to sharpen the skills ;-). jose

About My Blog: Notes of Interest

Jose Vilson Jose 6 Comments

Back when I started blogging my life away back in 2003, I never thought I’d actually continue it with the intention of addressing issues of interest to me. I felt it was more a personal thought journal, something I’d use to emulate the last sequences in Doogie Howser M.D. since I didn’t have his word processing program on my computer. Now, 4 years, a few pseudonyms, and millions of blogs …