The Edictâ€™s Summer Series 2022 concludes with special guest Justin Warren, “consultant, freedom of information tragic, hexagon enthusiast, and creator of the CyberRatingâ„¢ labelling scheme”.
We talk about tyrants, incompetence, Spider-Man, the nature of democracy, bananas, ethics, Elon Musk’s brain implants, chainsaws, ASIO. political interference, nuclear strategy, the sunk cost fallacy, and Meta’s new corporate values.
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CONVERSATION TOPICS: Gay Rainbow Anarchist, John Lindsay, and four people who choose to remain anonymous.
THREE TRIGGER WORDS: Matthew Moyle-Croft, Peter Lieverdink, and Sheepie.
ONE TRIGGER WORD: Andrew Kennedy, Andy T, Chris Hill, David Porteous, Gavin C, Ian Kath, James Mardel, Jonathan Ferguson, Joop de Wit, Julia DB, Karl Sinclair, Kimberley Heitman, Mark Newton, Michael Strasser, Mick Fong, Paris Lord, Paul Williams, Peter Blakeley, Peter Blakeley again, Peter Sandilands, Peter Viertel, Phillip Merrick, Ric Hayman, Scott Reeves, Shane Perris, Syl Mobile, and one person who chooses to remain anonymous.
FOOT SOLDIERS FOR MEDIA FREEDOM who gave a SLIGHTLY LESS BASIC TIP: Bob Ogden, Daniel O’Connor, Errol Cavit, Garth Kidd, Jamie Morrison, Jim Campbell, John Avocado, Katrina Szetey, Luke Costin, Matt Arkell, Michael Cowley, Miriam Mulcahy, Oliver Townshend, Paul McGarry, Peter McCrudden, Peter McCrudden again, Rohan Pearce, Susan Rankin, and three people who choose to remain anonymous.
MEDIA FREEDOM CITIZENS who contributed a BASIC TIP: Coralie Naumann, Dean Madden, John Avocado, Karletta A, and two people who choose to remain anonymous.
And another ten people chose to have no reward, even though some of them were the most generous of all. Thank you all so much.
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This quiz is designed to help give you some idea about whether or not you may be a psychopath or sociopath, or have psychopathic tendencies. This quiz is not meant to diagnose psychopathy or tell you definitively whether or not you’re a psychopath. But it will give you a pretty good idea, based upon the research. For each item, indicate how much you agree or disagree with the statement. Take your time and answer truthfully for the most accurate results.
The Bechdel test (/?b?kd?l/ BEK-d?l) is a measure of the representation of women in fiction. It asks whether a work features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. The requirement that the two women must be named is sometimes added.
Guess how many Trump has already checked off.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), is the 2013 update to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the taxonomic and diagnostic tool published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). In the United States, the DSM serves as the principal authority for psychiatric diagnoses.
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Introducing Motherlode, a Ranieri & Co. production. The gripping story about the birth of computer hacking from an unlikely centre - Melbourne Australia. It was here teenage boys, and they were mostly boys, hacked into some of the biggest organisations in the world. It’s also where a young hacker, Julian Assange, cut his teeth on computers and went on to develop Wikileaks, the most disruptive website the world has seen. But Wikileaks didn’t just spring up out of nowhere. It was 20 years in the making. Motherlode reveals the technological and political motivations behind it.
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