Remember your friend from the Cold War, existential terror? It's back in Eric Schlosser's new book. This is a great talk he gave about it. "The consciousness of our nuclear arsenal vanished, but the danger has never left us."
Tim O'Reilly reflects on his successes and failures in building a sustainable business. "While our ideals are what define us, combining those ideals with a results-oriented business culture is how we have continued to thrive." [via anil]
"The working consensus among technology intellectuals depicts a world of possibilities that seems starkly at odds with the American reality of skyrocketing political and economic inequality." [via anil]