Thursday, April 29, 2010

"Talking Dangerously:The Semantics of Torture" by Geoffrey Numberg - Extract:"The Semantics of Torture" ("Scientists and Professionals" not Torturers)

Geoffrey Nunberg is an adjunct full professor at U.C. Berkeley's School of Information. He is also a researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University, and a consulting professor in the Stanford Department of Linguistics. His linguistics research includes work in semantics and pragmatics, text classification, and written-language structure, and he also works and writes on the social and cultural implications of digital technologies.

Talking Dangerously: The Semantics of Torture (at 08:43 min
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