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William Dietrich: Reality at the edge of the world →
“This story plays out in a thousand communities across America. The future comes out best when smart and dedicated people stay engaged.”
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The Voting Rights Act is like a restraining order. The states are like “I used...– Stephen Colbert (via herblondness)
Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.– New York Medical School Widens Nontraditional Path For Admissions : NPR This is exactly what I was talking about in my TED talk. Creative, outside-the-box thinkers are crucial in redefining healthcare and making it sustainable. We don’t need any more traditional-thinking doctors to maintain...
Voices of Coal: Jay Julius, Lummi tribal member and fisherman
In 2010, only 19,390 students in the United States out of some 14 million took...– we must fix this TEALS (via fred-wilson) This is a big problem, has to be fixed.
Robert Reich: Connecting Entitlement Reform to... →
robertreich: I was born in 1946, just when the boomer wave began. Bill Clinton was born that year, too. So was George W. Bush, as was Laura Bush. And Ken Starr (remember him?) And then, the next year, Hillary Rodham was born. And soon Newt Gingrich (known as “Newty” as a boy). And Cher (Every time I begin…
The Dangers of The Gates Foundation's Emphasis on... →
Naples ‘Art Stations’ Turn Subways Into... →
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money...– Maya Angelou (via larmoyante)
PC Market on Life Support as OEMs fail with... →
The Romneys: Conflicts 'R' Us →
Froma Harrop, realclearpolitics.com Have you been following the career of Mitt Romney’s boy Tagg? As his dad runs for president denouncing “crony capitalism” and “big government,” Tagg has been gathering some of Mitt’s richest friends into a private-equity fund called…
About Mitt Romney's 'binders full of women'? Guess... →
Chris Thile wins Genius Grant →
Listening now and have to agree. ...
Romney's Libya Blunder Reflects Larger Failings →
newyorker: Obama’s subsequent jibe that Romney “shoots first and aims later” hit home. But perhaps the most disturbing thing about this whole incident is that it wasn’t simply a spontaneous gaffe on the part of the G.O.P. candidate. It was debated and thought through. According to the same report in today’s Washington Post, Romney acted on the “unanimous recommendation of his foreign policy and...
The TV spot also underscores the extent to which Twitter has become the...– Why Twitter’s Advertising on TV Makes Perfect Sense (via courtenaybird)
Ebooks Made of YouTube Comments Invade Amazon... →
The “nonsense economy”. Cutting commentary on social media and eCommerce taken to their ridiculous extremes.
Building Starbucks on the IBM Growth Model →
smarterplanet: Schultz is trying to say that after struggling to grow the nation’s largest coffee company in the past, he’s “cracked the code” on a new model to grow shares and store offerings. It just turns out that the new model is an old one: Schultz’s plan is similar in style to the growth path that IBM(IBM) has outlined to distance itselffrom itsroots in hardware and grow in data analytics,...
If you stuff yourself full of poems, essays, plays, stories, novels, films,...– Ray Bradbury (via criterioncollection)
Fascinating archive of industrial era Pittsburgh →
Shows what a world without environmental regulations looks like. In an election year, we should ask ourselves if we want to return to this.