Monthly Archives: October 2009

links for 2009-10-30

World Affairs Journal – The Cosmopolitan Tongue: The Universality of English John McWhorter makes the case – which he knows is provocative and controversial – that the death of small lanuages may be more an aesthetic tragedy than a cultural … Continue reading

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U.S. Wants Microsoft, Google to End Message Bans in Iran, Cuba – Yahoo! News Treasury asks Microsoft to continue to provide messaging services to Cuba… violating its own sanctions. Ah, USG at its best – not only do the departments … Continue reading

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Beware the sound bite

I have a long history of blogging at conferences. I do it because it lets me focus on the talks, prevents me from doing side-tasks like checking email, and generally gives me better understanding of what’s being said than I’d … Continue reading

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Jonah Lehrer: Outsider Intelligence

I’m blogging from Camden, Maine, at the wonderful Pop!Tech conference. This year’s a special treat. My wife, the lovely Velveteen Rabbi, and I are team-blogging, trading off posts. You can read her posts on her website, or just read all … Continue reading

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Neri Oxman: Design is truly alive

I’m blogging from Camden, Maine, at the wonderful Pop!Tech conference. This year’s a special treat. My wife, the lovely Velveteen Rabbi, and I are team-blogging, trading off posts. You can read her posts on her website, or just read all … Continue reading

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Esther Duflo: Experiments against poverty

I’m blogging from Camden, Maine, at the wonderful Pop!Tech conference. This year’s a special treat. My wife, the lovely Velveteen Rabbi, and I are team-blogging, trading off posts. You can read her posts on her website, or just read all … Continue reading

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Will Allen and the urban farming revolution

I’m blogging from Camden, Maine, at the wonderful Pop!Tech conference. This year’s a special treat. My wife, the lovely Velveteen Rabbi, and I are team-blogging, trading off posts. You can read her posts on her website, or just read all … Continue reading

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Anthony Doerr: Am I Still Here?

I’m blogging from Camden, Maine, at the wonderful Pop!Tech conference. This year’s a special treat. My wife, the lovely Velveteen Rabbi, and I are team-blogging, trading off posts. You can read her posts on her website, or just read all … Continue reading

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Kyna Leski on creativity

I’m blogging from Camden, Maine, at the wonderful Pop!Tech conference. This year’s a special treat. My wife, the lovely Velveteen Rabbi, and I are team-blogging, trading off posts. You can read her posts on her website, or just read all … Continue reading

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Alec Ross – technology that empowers, not overpowers

I’m blogging from Camden, Maine, at the wonderful Pop!Tech conference. This year’s a special treat. My wife, the lovely Velveteen Rabbi, and I are team-blogging, trading off posts. You can read her posts on her website, or just read all … Continue reading

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