Monthly Archives: January 2012

Apple: maybe thinking MORE different since the passing of Steve Jobs.


Since this show on  This American Life  aired, Apple has actually made its suppliers public. Which is a very good thing. And really big stuff.  And as Mike Daisey points out, Foxconn makes lots of stuff for lots of people. … Continue reading

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What is Facebook good for? Helping to find a missing child; a Fort Hood story with a happy ending


I happen to subscribe to the official Facebook page of Fort Hood (TX) because my husband sometimes teaches there..I am on the East Coast. He had a fantastic experience there, made friends, and learned a lot himself. I check in … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens. Still Dead. Still Wrong. But..Sort of Right.


Sorry, Meghan Daum and Sarah Silverman… I agree with you both. Sort of. But: In death, Christopher Hitchens manages to prove one of his most irritating theories:  that men are funnier than women. But not in the way either of … Continue reading

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