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"A passage is not plain English ... if we are obliged to read it twice to find out what it means." — Dorothy Sayers

2010 Articles of Interest

Biz / Tech

- Ratliff, Evan. “Self Service.” Wired. Jul 2010: 21+.
- Thompson, Clive. “Think Visual.” Wired. Oct 2010: 66+.
- Levy, Steven. “About FaceTime.” Wired. Sep 2010: 71+
- Colvin, Geoff. “Value Driven.” Fortune. Jan 8 2010: 22.

Econ / Policy Science

- Wallace, Amy. “The Chronologist.Wired. Jan 2010: 62. (time theory)
- Lehrer, Jonah. “The Neuroscience of Screwing Up.Wired. Jan 2010: 80+.
- Martin, Richard. “The New Nuke.Wired. Jan 2010: 114+.

2009 Articles of Interest

Biz / Tech

- Gomes, Lee, and Taylor Buley. “The PC is Dead.Forbes. Dec 28 2009: 51+.
- Gomes, Lee. “Patent Protection for Sale.Forbes. Dec 28 2009: 50.
- Di Justo, Patrick. “The Biggest Digital Brains.Wired. Nov 29 2009: 52.
- Lashinsky Adam. ”Sequoia Branches Too Far.Fortune. Nov 9 2009: 39+.
- Gomes, Lee. “Dive Deep.Forbes. Nov 2 2009: 54.
- Copeland, Michael V. “Tapping Tech’s Beautiful Minds.Fortune. Oct 12 2009: 35+.
- Bennett, Drake. “Recruit Autistics.Wired. Oct 2009: 98+.
- Moyer, Liz, and Emily Lambert. “Wall St’s New Masters.Forbes. Sep 21 2009: 41+.
- Buley, Taylor. “The Gatekeeper.Forbes. Sep 7 2009: 36+.
- Gomes, Lee. “Keys to the Keyboard.Forbes. Sep 7 2009: 40.
- Thompson, Clive. “Forgetful By Design.Wired. Aug 2009: 36.
- Woolley, Scott. “Gigabit Dreamers.Forbes. Aug 3 2009: 52+.
- Andersen, Chris. “Waste is Good.Wired. Jul 2009: 72+.
- Gladwell, Malcolm. “Priced to Sell.The New Yorker. July 6 & 13 2009: 80+.
- Thompson, Nicholas. “And Data for All.Wired. Jul 2009: 69+.
- Baldwin, William. “Spy vs. Spy.Forbes. Jul 13 2009: 12.
- Greenberg, Andy. “The Blindfolded Calculator.Forbes. Jul 13 2009: 40+.
- Demos, Telis. “Cashing In on Litigation.Fortune. May 11 2009: 20.

Econ / Policy

- Taylor, John B.  “Fuel for the Financial Fire.Forbes. Nov 2 2009: 28.
- Ewalt, David. M. “Low-Dose Capitalism.”  Forbes. Nov 2 2009: 40.
- Posen, Robert. “Stop Pining for Glass-Steagall.Forbes. Oct 5 2009: 25.
- Surowiecki, James. “Ratings Downgrade.The New Yorker. Sep 28 2009: 25.
- Hertzberg, Hendrik. “The States We’re In.The New Yorker: Aug 24 2009: 19+.
- Baldwin, William. “Forgive Us Our Debts.Forbes. Aug 3 2009: 14.
- Raghavan, Anita. “Swedish Delight.Forbes. Aug 3 2009: 46+.
- Surowiecki, James. “Caveat Mortgagor.The New Yorker. Jul 6 & 13 2009: 28.
- Fox, Justin. “Ignore Your Investors.Fortune. Jun 8 2009: 20.
- Frank, Robert H. “A Tax Even Libertarians Can Love.Forbes. May 11 2009: 26.

Science

- Fahey, Jonathan. “Reconnecting the Brain.Forbes. Dec 28 2009: 48+.
- Bilger, Burkhard. “Hearth Surgery.The New Yorker. Dec 21 & 28 2009: 84+.
- Greenberg, Andy. “A Step Beyond Human.Forbes. Dec 14 2009: 49+.
- Fahey, Jonathan. “Riches in Enrichment.”  Forbes. Nov 16 2009: 50+.
- Chorost, Michael. “Powered by Photons.Wired. Nov 2009: 109+.
- Thompson, Clive. “Flights of Fancy.Wired. Nov 2009: 57+.
- Kowitt, Beth. “The Future of Water.Fortune. Oct 12 2009: 111+.
- Herper, Mathew. “Gene Machine.Forbes. Oct 5 2009: 60+.
- Specter, Michael. “A Life of its Own.The New Yorker. Sep 28 2009: 56+.
- Gomes, Lee. “Peter Woit: String Theory Skeptic.” Forbes. Sep 21 2009: 20+.
- Fahey, Jonathan. “The Wizard of Water.Forbes. Sep 7 2009: 94+.

Blogs / Concepts / People

- 2.0 Adoption Council
- All Things Digital
- Creative Commons
- eLearning Technology Blog
- Edward Tufte
- Law and the Environment
- Mashable
- ReadWriteWeb
- Silicon Valley Watcher
- WorldChanging

Books

- Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insecurity (Michael Lewis)
- Twitterville: How Business Can Thrive in the New Global Neighborhoods (Shel Israel)
- What the Dog Saw (Malcolm Gladwell)
- When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management (Roger Lowenstein)


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