The original articulation of the is-ought problem, is attributed to 18th century Scottish philosopher David Hume. The problem simply describes the tendency we have to make claims about what ‘ought to be’ (prescriptive) on the basis of statements ...

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  1. it’s like that, and that’s the way it is.
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  3. selling the digital economy
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  5. what we've got here is... failure to communicate
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it’s like that, and that’s the way it is.

The original articulation of the is-ought problem, is attributed to 18th century Scottish...

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'twas the night before christmas

This will be the final communication from the Boat HQ in 2016.

As ever, thanks for...

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selling the digital economy


Functional stupidity, or Fachidioten as the Germans wonderfully phrase it, tends to...

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no scrubs (or... is every girl crazy ‘bout a sharp dressed man?)

In the famous study conducted by Townsend & Levy (1990) the two scientists wondered...

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what we've got here is... failure to communicate



The announcement that Google has made small but significant adjustments the way it...

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