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Feb 17, 2012
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Sorry about the causal swearing in this item - I don't know what it is about Silicon Valley and Tech journalists, it's some sort of in-your-face nastiness that is frankly off-putting. But if you can get past that, the content of this piece is well worth reading, describing as it does the rather close relationship between some online tech journals and the companies that sponsor them (and the hedge funds they create, and the companies they sponsor). No doubt education has its own version of this. Total: 472
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