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{CafeNews.91.9}: Parker Hodges {parker} Thu, 11 Nov 1999 06:57:26 CST (124 lines)

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UTNE WEB WATCH DAILY
The Best of the Alternative Media
<http://www.utne.com/daily>
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11.Nov.1999

"Virtual reality" Jaron Lanier, Whole Earth
-- The man who birthed the metaphor 'virtual reality' decades ago has
found it consuming much of his adult life while continuing to confound
him with its prolonged ambiguity in meaning.

"Decisions, decisions" Edward Ericson, Jr., Metro Times
-- Forget wondering if it is the doctor or a cube-land number-cruncher
deciding how your ailment should be treated. In a growing number of
cases it is a computer chomping through medical records that are
yours, mine and ours ... records that may soon be online.

"Lying is the best defense" The Advocate
-- The strange-but-true 'don't ask, don't tell' military policy toward
homosexuals has become even more surreal at one large Air Force base
where recruits are urged to lie about their sexuality to avoid
discharge.

Links to the above articles: <http://www.utne.com/daily>

The links are also in our archives at:
<http://www.utne.com/daily/111199.html>
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