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When I was living in China, I learned to make things hyper-explicit because often they were being read by people whose command of English kept…
When a company is charging money for a product – as Evernote does for all above its most basic service, and same for Dropbox and…
The hoary joke in the literary world, based on ‘Dreams From My Father,’ was that if things had worked out differently for Barack Obama, he…
I am about as pro-Google a person as you’re going to find in the media. I’ve had friends at all levels of the company since…
For the record, I am sticking with my claim that the simultaneous degradation of air quality, water quality, water supply, food safety, soil quality, and…
Everyone in the Chinese economic world knows that the country is not going to move out of cheap-workhouse status, toward the realm of ‘real’ rich-country…
Chinese emissions are a problem not just for its own people but also for the world. It has now overtaken the U.S. as the biggest…
I seem to be one of the few people in journalism who never worked or wrote for the ‘Boston Phoenix.’ I certainly read and admired…
I have relentlessly beat the drum for Google’s ‘two-step’ authentication systems for Gmail and other services, which radically reduce the likelihood that your account can…
No real-world human being brings to the U.S. presidency the range of attributes necessary for full success in the job.
Make the important interesting.
For a decade or more after the Vietnam war, the people who had guided the U.S. to disaster decently shrank from the public stage.
Everyone moans about the collapsing U.S. infrastructure.
Contrary to what you might think, China’s economy is relatively less efficient, and more polluting, than those of rich countries.
As many people have chronicled, the decision to fight in Vietnam was a years-long accretion of step-by-step choices, each of which could be rationalized at…
In a time of transition for journalism all around the world, it’s reassuring to know that some of the old ways endure.
Environmental disaster is the gravest threat to China’s continued development. That’s according to me, but it is not some wacko view.
There’s no longer any surprise in noting that China has grave environmental problems.
A basic rule of life for reporters is that you should spend your time talking with and learning about people who are not sending you…
I am explicitly not opening the giant can of worms that is the ongoing current discussion of patent, copyright, and trademark reform.
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