Archive for November, 2007
It’s time to discuss what we’re going to do about our depleting supply of oil. Here in the U.S., we’re doing nothing, though we call this technique “letting the free market solve the problem.” The are many good reasons to question the “wisdom” of the free market in this context. The consequences of doing nothing [...]
Paul Krugman points his finger at the ever-more-visible source of the problem. Our economy is extremely fragile and we are all about to pay the price–we’ll not all of us . . . Now the bill is coming due, and almost everyone – that is, almost everyone except the people responsible – is having to [...]
They want to know what to do about all the left-over turkey today. How do I know this? I check Google Trends. Google has many other new functions in the works. To explore what Google is in the process of developing, go to Google Labs. There is a lot to consider. For instance: Google Sets [...]
This recent article from Scientific American Mind will guide you. It contains summaries of the results of several studies.
To start off my day today, I reviewed some of the inconvenient history about Thanksgiving. Then I moved on to anticipate the headline in tomorrow’s paper. In what way (it’s not a question of if) will the newspaper urge us to spend our precious time on the planet buying things we don’t need. Wishing everyone some [...]