Category Archives: Rants & Raves
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Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs
If you want to burst your child’s fairy tale bubble, watch this. A Korean production, Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs is a parody of Disney’s princess movies with a twist. It’s a bit like Shallow Hal with a running theme on inner beauty and self belief. The animation rivals that of Disney and the… Read More »
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Coronavirus: When authorities failed to act swiftly and decisively
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, who is best known as the author of The Black Swan, wrote an ominous academic note on the Coronavirus event and urged policy- and decision-makers to act swiftly and avoid the fallacy that to have an appropriate respect for uncertainty in the face of possible irreversible catastrophe amounts to “paranoia”. Unfortunately, that… Read More »