Opinion: The unspoken truth about managing geeks Jeff Ello, ComputerWorld (hat tip reader Skippy)
Scientists discover surprise in Earth’s upper atmosphere UCLA Newsroom
You Can Start Up, But You Can Never Leave … Rwanda Paul Kedrosky
How Does the NYT Know that Republicans Are Opposed to a Public Health Insurance Option: “Because They Are Worried About the Costly Commitments Undertaken by the Government to Stave Off Economic Collapse?” Dean Baker
New York Faces Dramatic Consequences of Crisis Der Spiegel. This strikes me as a tad overdone, but then again, some American and British writers like saying how awful things in Europe are, so what is good for the goose is good for the gander.
Obama’s Squandered Summer Frank Rich, New York Times. Today’s must read.
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