Wednesday, August 24, 2011

I admire Jon Huntsman's bravery to stand apart from the crowd, but this tweet will probably get him thrown off the ticket.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Why Amazon can't make a Kindle in the USA
Great 3-part article on the (permanent, if the author is correct) decline of American hi-tech manufacturing.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Google bids π (or more precisely, π*$1,000,000,000) for some Nortel patents in a rope-a-dope move designed to cash-strap rivals.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Roubini warns of Global Recession Risk (wsj)

Monday, August 15, 2011

Stop Coddling the Super-Rich (New Yorker, by Warren Buffet)

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Why the US will Lose a cyber-war (the diplomat)
Did the KGB have it in for Camus? (guardian)

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Kesey's Prankster Footage becomes film.

“What they were doing was glorious, fun and magical in the best sense of the word,” Gibney says. The director sees Kesey as an artist and adventurer who was at heart a family man, the coach of his local school football and soccer teams. “In a way, the bus trip is kind of Kesey’s art piece,” Gibney argues. “I think part of his mission was to be a kind of Pied Piper for a country that was just enveloped in fear. He was saying, ‘Come out of your bomb shelter. Have fun. Don’t be trapped in a maze.’”