Robert Reich: New Years Prediction (II): The U.S.... →
Be the last paragraph … robertreich: What will happen to the US economy in 2011? If you’re referring to profits of big corporations and Wall Street, next year is likely to be a good one. But if you’re referring to average American workers, far from good. The two American economies — the Big Money economy and the Average…
Robert Reich: New Years Prediction (I): The Tea... →
robertreich: Next week starts the new Congress, and with it the Tea Party conservatives. What’s their strategy? What will they rally around? They’ll grouse endlessly about government spending but I don’t think they’ll use any particular spending bill to mobilize and energize their grass roots. The… Reich is dead on with this one
Army sees smart phones playing important role →
alliewojtaszek: The American Army wants to issue every soldier an iPhone or Android cell phone as a method of delivering and sharing information (technically a force multiplier). The phones would also be used for applications that will interview residents or deliver special maps and current information during a battle scenario.
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But how much Harry Potter is enough?
Mark Amtower: ‘Selling to the Government’ | Gov... →
It was on Dec. 25, 1990, that Timothy Berners-Lee, with the help of computer...– CBC Happy 20th, WWW.
All men dream: but not equally, Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses...– T. E. Lawrence, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom (epigraph to Joe Simpson’s Touching the Void)
Instead of partridges, maids-a-milking and lords-a-leaping, local photographer...– Christmas gift to agreat city In case you missed it, my profile of Amanda’s project is here.
Robert Reich: Why Obama Wins on Foreign Policy and... →
robertreich: Two important victories for President Obama this week — the New Start anti-ballistic missile treaty with Russia to reduce weapons and re-start inspections, and the end of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell after a 17-year ban on gays in the military. Why have Senate Republicans been willing to break ranks on…
DeputyMinisterWatch: Deck the halls with bizarre... →
toots11: Merry Christmas Holidays from your friendly Deputy Minister!
On the Commons →
jimgilliam: On the Commons looks to the commons itself as a model for how we structure our organization, set our goals and chart our progress. We are committed to moving beyond “me” to “we,” and maintaining a sense of the whole as we direct our energies toward particular projects.
Robert Reich: The Real Reason Why Republicans... →
robertreich: Has the President’s olive branch on extending the Bush tax breaks for the rich opened a new era in bi-partisanship? Not a chance. Anyone who isn’t worried about loose nukes – nuclear warheads that can travel long distances, and could find their way into terrorist hands – should have his head… This.
Robert Reich: The Year Washington Became "Business... →
robertreich: History will record 2010 as the year Washington became “business friendly.” Not that it was all that unfriendly before. Some would say the bailouts of Wall Street, AIG, GM, and Chysler were about as friendly as it can get. In addition, Washington gave windfalls to drug companies and health… The hard truth. What are you going to do about it? For our children.
I do think it’s true that the large contours of national and international...– Keeping Secrets WikiSafe - NYTimes.com There’s no doubt that Wikileaks is changing the practice of journalism, which plays the important role of keeping democratic institutions and the wider government proceedings in check. It informs the public so the public is better positioned to make decisions...
Until recently, retailers could reasonably assume that if they just lured...– Phone-Wielding Shoppers Strike Fear Into Retailers I always assumed the horrible signals in big box stores were by design.
“FarmVille for Dummies” Is Real and Available for... →
It's me, Adriel. Is anyone out there?
Testing the Android app.
Actually I think that I listen more closely because I’m really trying to think,...– CBC News - Edmonton - Edmonton councillors tee off on Twitter Councillor Diotte on his use of Twitter. I like that some of our Councillors are tweeting! (via mastermaq)
Robert Reich: The New Era of Cooperation Between... →
robertreich: Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., praises the President’s agreement with Republicans to extend the Bush tax cuts. “If we’re going to strengthen our economy and grow jobs, this type of outreach — and cooperation between the administration, Congress, and the private…
Simply Moore: Open Blog Post to Tech CEO's re... →
chrisjmoore: As CIO for the city of Edmonton I typically get multiple calls and emails everyday from sales people in your Tech companies. A few people intro themselves via linkedin, but 95% of them ask for a meeting, which in my opinion is an old model. I think it is time for you to encourage your sales reps…