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Privacy concerns grow in India

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NEW DELHI — The Indian government’s recent announcement that it taps nearly 300 new phones every day has sparked a debate about privacy in a country that traditionally views such concerns as an ugly offshoot of Western individualism. Read full article >>...
Privacy concerns grow in India

Car use: mind games and motor cars

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Repeated pledges to drive car use down by driving its cost up are stillbornIt is billed as the last weekend of summer but, as this one reminded us, just as often the August bank holiday feels like the start of autumn. So perhaps, rather than dwell on the weather, it...
Car use: mind games and motor cars

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

The toxic coral reef

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Shared by Bud Dave Winer is often iconoclastic in the bad sense of the word, but his individualism can be quite refreshing. The last few days have belonged to Facebook and their new developer program. Stuff that's coming (as Jerry Pournelle would say) Real Soon Now. It's a familiar tactic,...
The toxic coral reef

Entrepreneurs Have A 'Superman Complex' That Holds Them Back

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One the biggest lessons entrepreneurs need to learn is that some serious dangers come along with rapid growth.  The very things that help entrepreneurs succeed -- including willpower, individualism, and the ability to go it alone -- can end up holding them back. According to Gazelles CEO Verne Harnish, the thing...
Entrepreneurs Have A 'Superman Complex' That Holds Them Back

I'm ready to give the new Myspace a chance - but there are ground rules | Hannah J Davies

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A relaunched Myspace stands a chance if it's original, deals with our personal data responsibly and isn't plastered with brandsI've been reminiscing about the good old days, back when our retinas weren't burned blue and white and privacy-related controversies did not abound. Before Facebook "won" and Mark Zuckerberg was the...
I'm ready to give the new Myspace a chance - but there are ground rules | Hannah J Davies

What the U.S. Can Learn From Europe About Gender Equality in the Workplace

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Last week newspapers in the U.S. trumpeted President Obama's pick for the Supreme Court. If he has his way, a record-breaking three of the nine justices of the nation's highest court will be women. Women's judicial groups are cheering — even the conservative ones. But the compelling drama of a...
What the U.S. Can Learn From Europe About Gender Equality in the Workplace

Local newspapers' crisis: yes, hyperlocal sites can work in big cities too

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Today's extract from What do we mean by local?* concerns the possibility of forging communities through hyperlocal websites.Sarah J Johnson considers the notion through the prism of one particular London-based site, West Hampstead LifeI need to declare an interest here: Sarah is studying for an MA in newspaper journalism at...
Local newspapers' crisis: yes, hyperlocal sites can work in big cities too
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