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It doesn\'t take an analyst to demonstrate the rapid rate at which technology has been evolving over the past decade. From laptops to net-books, to cellphones and tablets technology has been doing what it has always been: finding ways to become relevant and useful in everyday life. And as always, this technology remains only as good as the people who use it. It is reflective of our own culture ...
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Chapter 1 Of Ancestor
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On being deaf.
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A few rough scenes for a script I would like to make into an indie film. SCRIPT NOTES: INT- interior EXT- exterior OOV-out of vision VO-voice over WS-wide shot CU-close up BCU- big close up
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An unhinged man tries to reconnect with his birth mother who abandoned him when she was 16
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As we age...sometimes our Body and Mind are on a different time zone...
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Weeds are Survivors...which is why I choose to live as one...
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An essay I had to write for my cognition class and thought I might post itEver since it has been determined that the brain is our central control structure, scientists have set out to discovered its secrets. Eventually, an intriguing phenomenon emerged: the brain itself is receiving commands from what we’ve decided to name “the consciousness”. As of now, gaining a concrete idea of what the basis of our consciousness may be seems practically impossible. This dilemma hints at an inquiry echoing from as far back as the 18th century when Immanuel Kant wondered whether the object doing the sensing could sense itself. Is our consciousness equipped with the tools to examine itself? It is relatively easy for scientists to study the workings of a single neuron. With the help of electrodes, scientists could examine the response patterns of a visual neuron by presenting different types of visual stimuli to the area of the field of view monitored by that brain cell. Certain visual neurons have “preferences” for different types of stimuli (Hubel & Wiesel, 1959). For example, one neuron could respond strongly to the colour red, and another to the colour blue. The process behind this selective response can be physiologically explained from the moment the light reaches the eye, to the response itself. Interestingly, neurons can respond with different intensities to a “preferred” stimulus depending on whether the stimulus is consciously attended to or not (Moran & Desim
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A fun rhyme
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William Wellstone and his wife Olivia had a love-hate relationship with the opera. She loved it and he hated it. He loved her, though, so he put up with it. Wellstone was a high powered , high priced attorney. He was really good at what he did. So good that he had to beat clients off with a stick. He’d like to beat whoever came up with opera with a stick.


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A story of a young Girl who receives a letter from her dead father
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Prologue for Ancestor


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An excerpt I'm looking for serious feedback on.
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A Jack Vine short. (Personal file)
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Chapter 3 of Nocturnal
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A Jack Vine short
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After the Little Big Horn, ht e Souix went on the lam.
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25-05-2015 16:51
Yes, this old version won't convert your italics automatically.. it's old.

23-05-2015 19:09
Err... not sure. I copied and pasted the chapter and the italicised bits had reverted to non-italics. Do I need to upload it and then go through it doing the (i)text(/i) each time?

22-05-2015 01:27
testing italics

22-05-2015 01:26
@savage_cushions - Are you saying that [ i ] text [ / i ] isn't working?

20-05-2015 16:50
Arrgh! Just uploaded chapter 16 of The Flatpack Observer and none of the passages in italics are italicised! Had to delete it again.... help! Shock