Nov 282013
 
Patterns in the noise
In real life, information about major events is often complex and includes errors and anomalies, meaning that contradictory interpretations are all too easy. One of our greatest strengths as a species is our ability to find patterns and connections in complex data and to perceive cause and effect relationships between events.
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Mar 202013
 

According to the BBC today, a report published by the European Commission Joint Research Committee claims that music web piracy does not harm legitimate sales. Finally … some evidence to dispel the garbage surrounding the alleged harmful effects of piracy on the legitimate entertainment/media industry.

It seems that the majority of the music that is consumed illegally by the individuals in our sample would not have been purchased if illegal downloading websites were not available to them

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