Regarding the controversy, after I got my gold medal I filed a complaint with Authonomy, attaching 'the Turtle respond's' thread.
They replied with an apology; good enough for me.
Sent: Tue, Apr 19, 2011 3:38 am
Subject: RE: Authonomy Contact Us
Thank you for drawing our attention to recent defamatory content relating to yourself in the forums of Authonomy. We are looking into this problem and hope to have all defamatory threads pulled down within the next 48 hours. Removing any indexing of old threads may take slightly outside of this time frame (this makes comments to be ‘visible’ through, but not fully viewable), however, we can assure you it is being treated as a top priority, and will be dealt with in the shortest time possible.
We would also like to apologise that you feel the forums have been used as a platform to direct abuse at you. We will be instigating a much stricter policing of the forums imminently, to try and make them a safe and valuable environment for Authonomy users, as they were originally intended to be.
the authonomy team
David Breitling is a native from Chile, he holds a BA from Harpur College, an MA from NYU and an MBA from Columbia.
He started his career as a neuro-scientist at NYU Medical Center. His research was published in numerous publications, obtaining research awards, including study grants from Switzerland and a research fellowship from Paris CRNS.
Following and internship at the World Bank and Business school, he pursued his career at McKinsey where he worked with emerging countries.
He resides in Manhattan, New York.
Book cover by the lovely Lucy Leid (check her wonderful 'Old Magic')
For favorite books in Authonomy, follow my threads:
Turtle's New Find.
Pinter, Beckett, Bellow, Ashbery, Nicanor Parra, Richardson's Picasso, The Interpretation of Dreams, Jean-Christophe, Tanizaki, Mishima, Kobo Abe, O'Hara's Selected Poems, Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, Remembrance of Things Past, Morrison's Beloved, Plath's Selected Poems, The Naked Heart, Simenon's Memoires Intimes, Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception, Derrida's Dissemination & L'écriture Et La Différence, Naipul's A Bend on the river, Borges's Historia universal de la infamia, Marquez Cien anos de soledad, Bolanos's Los Detectives Salvajes & 2666, Cortazar's Hopscotch.
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