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The Role of Government in Regulating Markets

Learning Objective Have a good answer to the question, What is the role of Government in regulating markets? Given the interconnectedness and substitutability of the different telecommunications technologies, understand the public interest implications of various uses...

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Communications Act of 1934

Provided the foundation for contemporary U.S. telecommunications policy. Established the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), an independent U.S. agency responsible for the regulation of interstate and foreign communications by radio, television, wire, and, later, satellite.

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US Constitution

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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First Principles

First Principles: The Building Blocks of True Knowledge First-principles thinking is one of the best ways to reverse-engineer complicated problems and unleash creative possibility. Sometimes called “reasoning from first principles,” the idea is to break down...

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Liberals are Bad because they are Hypocrites!

Daily Signal Author Jarrett Stephan posted, "Corporate Media Suddenly Concerned About Free Speech After Twitter Suspends Several Journalists." This is both a belief and an argument. The Belief is that Liberals are bad because they Hypocrites. The argument is we should...

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The History of the KKK in American Politics

In the 1920s, during what historians call the KKK’s “second wave,” Klan members served in all levels of American government. KKK members parade in Virginia, 1922 Via Wikimedia Commons By: Tara McAndrew  January 25, 2017 White supremacism is on the rise...

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Marriage

The state of being united as spouses in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law The mutual relation of married persons : WEDLOCK The institution whereby individuals are joined in a marriage An intimate or close union - the marriage of painting and...

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You’re Being Lied to About Electric Cars

Science has repeatedly shown EVs are better for humans, despite the meme you just retweeted. Jonny Lieberman Dec 6, 2022 I've heard all the supposed arguments. It seems every time anything even tangentially related to electric cars is published, certain...

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein 1879–1955German-born theoretical physicist.  Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. Science, Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium (1941) ch. 13 As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and...

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History of Health Info

A great discussion on the History of Health Misinformation can be found at "Coronavirus and the Black Death: spread of misinformation and xenophobia shows we haven’t learned from our past." The history of Health Misinformation has more recent evidence in the form of...

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Law and Electronic Commerce: The Next Frontier

Law and Electronic Commerce: The Next Frontier Kathleen M. H. Wallman and Steven M. H. WallmanWednesday, December 1, 1999 Ever wonder why some of the largest and most state-of-the-art online brokers won’t let you open an account online without your sending a “hard,...

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Follow-Me-Roaming Patent

System for the extended provision of cellular mobile radiotelephone service Abstract A technique for enabling a peregrinating Cellular Mobile Radiotelephone (CMR) subscriber to automatically receive, in a foreign service area (that is, an area outside his home service...

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Konrad Zuse—the first relay computer

Konrad Zuse—the first relay computer During his study of civil engineering in the Technical College of Berlin Charlottenburg (Technischen Hochschule) Konrad Zuse (biography of Konrad Zuse) faced a serious problem, while studying the construction of buildings and...

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Improve Communication Improve Your Life

Lessons https://atlantisschoolofcommunication.org/education-teaching/learning/21st-century-skills-to-master/ https://atlantisschoolofcommunication.org/education-teaching/learning/21st-century-skills-to-master/ Focus on Intent...

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Improve Your Media Literacy

Course Description Learning Objectives Participation Guidelines Class Structure Lessons Library Discussions Improve Your Media Literacy This class will provide the Media Literacy skills you need to thrive in our 21st-century hyper-connected digital world. Improve Your...

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The Internet As Public Square

The Internet As Public Square Sometimes, well-intended efforts to prevent unacceptable behavior run into the reality of what it means to have an open and free society. That is what happened at the Supreme Court on Monday. The Supreme Court issued an opinion confirming...

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Mastering WordPress Websites

Course Description Learning Objectives Participation Guidelines Class Structure Content References Discussions Improve Communication Improve Your Life This class will provide the communication and information processing skills you need to thrive in our 21st-century...

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Strategic Management of Technology

“In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Learning about the effective management of technology is very important because through technology, we can greatly amplify our abilities. Thus,...

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People Communicated Better in the Past

Argument 1 – People Communicated better in the Past. Many suggest that things were better in the past. This has been going on from the beginning of us. We like to complain that kids today don’t know what they should know. We like to complain that there is too much...

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History of Telecommunications

History of TelecommunicationAbout This Course This course offers to help you improve your "Active Listening" Skills so you can help your child improve their interpersonal relationships by improving their "Active Listening" Skills. Course Learning Objectives Improve...

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Classes

Trending Classes"No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider." (47 U.S.C. § 230(c)(1)).In order to make good public policy and good law you must...

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Section 230 Overview

Section 230 is a piece of Internet legislation in the United States, passed into law as part of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996 (a common name for Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996), formally codified as Section 230 of the Communications Act...

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Network Neuroscience

The new discipline of network neuroscience yields a picture of how mental activity arises from carefully orchestrated interactions among different brain areas. In order to tell the difference between what we just believe and what we know we need to understand...

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List of Fallacious Arguments

Several of these have names in Latin, but I mostly ignored that and used English. If anyone is bothered by my using "he" everywhere, note that "he" is the person arguing fallaciously. Ad Hominem (Argument To The Man) Affirming The Consequent Amazing Familiarity...

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Critical Thinking

Being Critical is Not Thinking Critically! Too often in practice, people equate critical thinking with merely being skeptical of whatever they hear. Or they will interpret it to mean that, when confronted with someone who says something that...

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