IF THE "SOCIALIST" head of the IMF spends $3,000/night for a NYC hotel room, well, it's easy to understand why there's so much global economic confusion. And it's not likely that the IMF's next demand for frugality from struggling countries will carry much weight.
AFTER A YEAR of operation Panera’s pay-what-you-want café is proving quite successful. Creative and compassionate risk taking pays off. ~ link
THE DIFFERENCE IS: in Tunisia and Egypt they protested totalitarianism. In Spain it's all about jobs and the economy. ~ link
THE GREAT STAGNATION: Why hasn't all this new technology created more jobs? When am I going to get my hover-board and jet-pack? ~ PBS
ARE YOU a "big picture" person? The latest from MasterPiece Church. ~ link
ICELAND'S BIG THAW -- bankers are no longer cool in this quirky country. ~ NY Times
HAS ANYONE else been experiencing an extraordinary high number of DNS failures recently? And, for me, it's not all happening on the same machine. I wonder if Cox is having problems.
CLEVER -- "Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Dead, Vader Says" ~ link