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Apple Factories

A few weeks ago, I listened to an episode of This American Life dedicated to the working conditions in the Chinese factories that make Apple products like ipads. The show mostly consisted of an extended excerpt from Mike Daisey’s traveling stage monologue, “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” I listened to it, found […]

Stupid Journalism

So says the BBC: The BBC’s Rachel Harvey says the one thing everyone seems to agree on is that the current tense stand-off cannot persist indefinitely. Even as a transition, this statement would be stupid. But it’s not a transition – it’s a stand-alone statement: He says he is leading a delegation to inform the […]