Categories: "Economics" or "Apple" or "Elizabeth Warren" or "tax cuts" or "Henry Paulson"

The Limits of Genius

May 13th, 2012
For weeks now, I?ve been metaphorically lugging Steve Jobs around with me. I bought Walter Isaacson?s biography shortly after Jobs died, but I got side-tracked by the controversy over hazardous working conditions at the plants in China where Apple… more »

One Last Bite from the Apple

April 1st, 2012
So Mike Daisey has recast his show ?The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,? and apologized again and again, and he seems to get more sincere as he progresses. http://mikedaisey.blogspot.com/2012/03/some-thoughts-after-storm.html And other… more »

In All Truthiness

March 18th, 2012
This has been a humiliating week for Mike Daisey. Now that he has confessed on public radio (Marketplace and This American Life) that parts of his monologue, ?The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,? were fictionalized to ?get through to people… more »

Thinking Differently

February 8th, 2012
Mike Daisey looks nothing like Steve Jobs. He?s obese and pale-skinned, like you?d expect someone to look after spending too much time using technology rather than marketing it. He grew up in Maine, not California. At 35, he is not rich, and you… more »

What I'd Tweet For

June 14th, 2011
Who knew that the key to a functioning, effective Congress would be revealed in the scandal surrounding Representative Anthony Weiner? Yet, there it was in the Sunday Times in a piece by Sheryl Gay Stolberg explaining why sex scandals are rarely… more »