Models, Moralities, and Misconceptions

  • William S. Mallios


The late twentieth century has been anointed the information age the age of the information super highway. Ask a person to play a word association game using information age as the prompt and the likely answer is The Internet. (Computer is a close second.) Ask them where they get their news and the typical answer is television. Since there appears to be a delicate balance between information and news suppose we explore the American television concept of the information.


Future Market Weapon System Monetary Gain Categorize Time Series American Television 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Powers, R. The Beast, the Eunuch and the Glass-Eyed Child. Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: NY, 1990. ( Quotation, p. xxi )Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ibid. (Quotation, pp. xviii-xix)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Drucker PF. History Lessons for Today’s Revolutionaries, Financial Times, April 12, 1999. Prepublication article taken from: Drucker PF. Management Changes for the 21“ Century. Butterworth Heinemenn, 1999.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Manchester W. American Caesar. Dell Publishing Co.: NY, 1978. (Quotation, p. 231)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Beschloss MR. Kennedy-Krushchav Crisis Years. Harper Collins: NY, 1991. (Quotation, p. 406)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ibid. (Quotation, p. 406)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Leer A. Masters of the Wired World. Trans-Atlantic Publications, 1999.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Fisher RA. Design of Experiments. Oliver and Boyd: London, 1935.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Fisher RA. Statistical Methods for Research Workers. Oliver and Boyd: London, 1928.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Stevens RT. Operational Test and Evaluation: A Systems Engineering Approach. Wiley: NY, 1979.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Reference 5 of Introduction. (Quotation, pp. 90–91)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Thorp E. Beat the Dealer. Random House: NY, 1966.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Merchant L. The National Football Lottery. Holy, Reinhart and Winston: NY, 1973.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Reference 4 of Introduction.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Fisher, I. “Useful and Harmful Speculation,” In Readings in Risk and Risk Taking, C. Hardy, ed. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1924.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Reference 5 of Introduction. (Quotation, p. 102)Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Reference 5 of Introduction. (Quotation, pp. 93–94)Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Keynes JM. The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money. Macmillan: London, 1970.Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Bunce HR. “The Ethics of Investment.” In Gambling in America,H Marx, ed. Wilson: NY, 1952. (Quotation, pp. 134–141)Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Morton F. The Rothchilds. Crest: NY, 1963. (Quotation, p. 50)Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Fergusen N. The World’s Banker, The History of the House of Rothchild,WeidenfeldandNicolson, 1998.Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Reference 5 of Introduction. (Quotation, p.98)Google Scholar
  23. 23.
    Reference 15. (Quotation, p.348)Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Reference 9 of Introduction. (Quotation, p. 285)Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Wilson AJ. “Stock Exchange Gambling.” In Betting and Gambling: A National Evil,B Rowntree, ed. Macmillan: London, 1905. (Quotation, p.45)Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Fisher RA. The logic of inductive inference. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Vol. XCVIII, Pt. I: 39–54, 1935. (Quotation, p.47)Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Reference 3 of IntroductionGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Newman JR. The World of Mathematics. Simon and Schuster: NY, 1956. (Quotation, p. 1528)Google Scholar
  29. 29.
    Rauch J. Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on free Thought. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1993.Google Scholar
  30. 30.
    Ausubel H. Historians and their Craft. Columbia University Press: NY, 1950. (Quotation, p. 76)Google Scholar
  31. 31.
    Casti JL. Alternative Realities. Wiley: NY, 1989. (Quotation, p. 473)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • William S. Mallios
    • 1
  1. 1.Craig School of BusinessCalifornia State UniversityFresnoUSA

Personalised recommendations