Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Blogs Can Kill!

Haha, pick this up on a lazy Tuesday morning.

article on New York Times.

Essentially a good post on blogging and the hazards of blogging.

"They work long hours, often to exhaustion. Many are paid by the piece — not garments, but blog posts. This is the digital-era sweatshop. You may know it by a different name: home"

It is interesting though to see how the process of deduction can be drawn so easily from commonality found in the exhibits (no offence meant), or in this case the fatalities.

The process of deduction is a age long theory that hinges on the elimination and discovering of probabilities. Deduction is used as a possible referencing point to things that have yet to be proven. There is still a need to proof that the outcome derived from deduction/ or deducing is correct and accurate.

Eg. A and B are bloggers and both died blogging, can we then deduce that blogging caused their deaths? Possible but we would still have to prove that blogging actually and really caused their deaths. Can we say deduce blogging caused inert forces in their bodies to react and as such causd them to have strokes, heart attacks, arteries blockage, etc? Possible but we would still need to prove that too.

A and B, I don't think live similar lives for us to quickly derive at the conclusion without the need for more tests and examinations.

I personally feel that that headlines in the New Yong Times can be better placed to reflect this.

While the hazards of blogging are there, one cannot deny that these are hazards of a sedentary lifestyle that are faced by many all over the world.

You may want to look at Relax, Chill and Maybe Blog in reference to the article above for starking reminder on why blog!

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