Archive for September, 2012

Five Great Speeches In Modern History

Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Harvey Milk, Martin Luther King.  Read the rest of this entry »

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How Japan Lost Its Electronics Crown

Sony, Sharp and Panasonic Fixated on Hardware Breakthroughs; ‘Sometimes, It’s Easier to Run From Behind.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jobs of the future

As technology shifts the workforce, some surprisingly traditional jobs are on the chopping block.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Do sad songs make us feel better?

Adam Brent Houghtaling, a New York-based author, should be in quite a sour mood by now. After all, he spent months listening to the saddest music ever made, from sorrowful symphonies to tearjerker Billie Holliday tunes to just about every Leonard Cohen song ever.  Read the rest of this entry »

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8 Things The iPhone 5 Still Can’t Do

In terms of specs, performance, and features, the iPhone 5 is Apple’s best to date.  This doesn’t mean it’s as good as it could be, however. There were a few egregious omissions from the keynote presentation – features that we not only want in our iPhone, but that we feel are overdue.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Best pictures of week (no24)

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