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theoghts: doctor-pusher-flyer man

Which means that basically we're turning America into one giant hospital. And the illness is life. Our cultural doctors don't really know how to make life better, so they've prescribed a heavy dose of Comcast. Think I'm exaggerating? Name the biggest

Syndicated 2008-07-11 21:39:37 from Delicious/water451

Why are public schools so bad at hiring good teachers? - By Ray Fisman - Slate Magazine

While it's not fair to park the problem of global inequities at the doorstep of teachers unions, the continued floundering of public education in America is at least partly to blame: Education is an awfully good predictor of future earnings, and keeping b

Syndicated 2008-07-11 19:13:10 from Delicious/water451

Browse Sidney D. Gamble Photographs

From 1908 to 1932, Sidney Gamble (1890-1968) visited China four times, traveling throughout the country to collect data for social-economic surveys and to photograph urban and rural life, public events, architecture, religious statuary, and the countrysid

Syndicated 2008-07-10 00:19:14 from Delicious/water451

The miseries of losing the sense of smell. - By Elizabeth Zierah - Slate Magazine

When we see actors in a love scene, we accept that we can't smell the sweat; when they take a sip of wine, we don't expect to taste the grapes. That's how I felt, like an observer watching the character of me.

Syndicated 2008-07-09 21:21:17 from Delicious/water451

Accelerating Software Development | Assembla

Use Assembla spaces for rapid software development, and agile team collaboration. Get free workspaces with unlimited team size and integrated tools like wiki, discussion, alerts, chat, ticketing, Trac, Git and Subversion.

Syndicated 2008-07-07 22:47:42 from Delicious/water451

Analysis: IT consumerization and the future of work

Traditional IT departments and practices—corporate desktops, networked shares, strict IT policies, etc.—will persist in companies and sectors where they make sense, but more startups will embrace IT consumerization, and established businesses will be

Syndicated 2008-07-07 21:40:19 from Delicious/water451


Machinecollective is specialized in design and production of custom control surfaces and kits for physical computing.

Syndicated 2008-07-05 22:58:51 from Delicious/water451

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