"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)



I was just teaching the students this morning that public policies often have unintended consequences. Not sure I'll be using this as an example, though...


Blogger euphrony said...

Quite stimulating - economically, that is.

It's actually rather disturbing, really, just how much of what we do (especially on the internet) can trace its way to the porn industry. Either as a end beneficiary (as in the above story) or as an innovator (driving on-line audio and video formats, and thus driving the need for increased bandwidth), porn has had a big influence on today's society.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:13:00 PM


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