Kindle to Support Reading Publications on Free... →
I continue to be very impressed with how Amazon is maturing the Kindle ecosystem. These are both great pieces of news. I know my family will enjoy e-lending. I just hope most publishers actually allow e-lending of their titles.
The Starbucks Cup Dilemma →
Cedar Grove is a best-case answer to the question of what happens when waste leaves your hand. This question has been obsessing Seattle’s second-largest company because of an object that’s sitting at the corner of my desk (and millions of others) right now, in a sweaty puddle of guilt: a single-use paper cup.
So permissive when it comes to lethal weapons, the United States remains...– On November 2nd, California holds a referendum on the legalisation of marijuana. As our in-depth analysis of Mexico’s worsening conflict explains, it’s not just Americans who would benefit if the proposition were to be passed. (via theeconomist)
The Empathy Deficit →
Even as they become more connected, young people are caring less about others
Obama's First Two Years
As we get closer to the mid-term elections, I see the same refrain again and again from media organizations across the political spectrum. People who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 are disappointed, disillusioned, demotivated, or some other negative emotion beginning with D. And, judging by polls, that’s certainly what a lot of those voters are feeling. But, do Obama and Democrats really...