Monthly Archives: November 2013

This past summer, Peter Buffett’s piece in the New York Times about the so-called charitable-industrial complex was an unusual example of one of the class of super-rich taking his peers to task for their self-important, often ineffective approach to using a fraction … Continue reading

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Nina Simon’s recent Museum 2.0 blog post about how to measure the impact of the arts on “social bridging” (i.e., bringing people closer across diverse cultures and communities) struck a powerful chord with me. Nina highlights the challenge of measuring social bridging, … Continue reading

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Last month, the French national police announced plans to convert all 72,000 of their desktop computers to Linux and become one of the largest open-source installs in the world. This tremendous vote of confidence is a clear signal that Linux is ready … Continue reading

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