lyndon b johnson

lyndon b johnson

Presidents--and would-be presidents--can't resist meddling with NASA

This Economist Got Hired to Study Video Game Economies (And He’s Blogging About It)

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Team Fortress 2 has deeply developed characters, but a rudimentary economy. Last week, a Washington-based gaming company got some attention for an odd job listing: economist. “Valve’s multi-player games… have allowed for the spontaneous emergence of complex virtual, yet quite real, economies,” the company said. “The task of a Valve...
This Economist Got Hired to Study Video Game Economies (And He’s Blogging About It)

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?
Going boldly: Behind the scenes at NASA's hallowed Mission Control Center

Robert Caro: a life with LBJ and the pursuit of power

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It has (so far) taken Pulitzer-winning biographer Robert Caro 36 years to get to the heart of America's last great reformer, Lyndon B Johnson. In the process he's become a world authority on the nature of power, and how to use itIt all seems terribly wrong, but Robert Caro is...
Robert Caro: a life with LBJ and the pursuit of power
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