Gongol.com Archives: November 2013
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November 24, 2013

Health We're putting ourselves in serious existential danger by overdosing on antibiotics
Everyone has great reason to take far too many for themselves, and little incentive to show restraint (which is what's good for the population at large). This is a classic case of the tragedy of the commons.

Computers and the Internet Internet slang is killing the rules of English
Because Internet, as they say.

Broadcasting Young people and radio
A survey claims to tell what young people think of radio broadcasting today. And it may very well be a valid survey -- but the sample size is just 303 people. Doesn't seem like enough to draw conclusions about an entire generation.

Weather and Disasters Does the disaster response to the Filipino typhoon tell us what a China-led world would look like?

Health What's actually killing us
Considering that death seems to maintain a 100% hit ratio among humans, one would think we'd be more interested in strategically taking out the causes of death one-by-one.

Computers and the Internet All the wingdings in one chart

Broadcasting Notes from the "Brian Gongol Show" on WHO Radio - November 24, 2013

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