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Mark Twain Finally to Publish Autobiography

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File this under “better late than never.” Mark Twain spent his last decade writing his memoirs, producing some 5,000 unedited pages. However, he stipulated that they couldn’t be published for at least a century following his death. (Apropos see this very rare footage recorded by Thomas Edison showing Twain in his...
Mark Twain Finally to Publish Autobiography

Raising Your Clone As Your Son

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Via Cowen, Bryan Caplan admits:I confess that I take anti-cloning arguments personally...I wish to clone myself and raise the baby as my son.  Seriously.  I want to experience the sublime bond I'm sure we'd share.  I'm confident that he'd be delighted, too, because I would love to be raised by...
Raising Your Clone As Your Son

In Case You Were Wondering How Amazon and Apple Felt About Each Other [Apple]

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Amazon MP3 Store has a promotion called Daily Deal, where they prominently highlight an album that'll rake in sales for cheap—in exchange, labels have been giving them a one-day exclusive before the street date. Surprise, iTunes got pissed. For example, Amazon sold Mariah Carey's "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel" for...
In Case You Were Wondering How Amazon and Apple Felt About Each Other [Apple]
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“W” to Release Memoirs

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“W” to Release Memoirs
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Sad: Just read the final memoirs of Joe Stack http://bit.ly/96Ff2O

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Sad: Just read the final memoirs of Joe Stack http://bit.ly/96Ff2O
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Kindles Slices brings digestible essays and short stories to the UK

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After a relatively successful stint in the US, Amazon is bringing its "vast spectrum " of reports, memoirs and narratives to the British Isles. Former Penguin Press managing director, Andrew Rosenheim, has been drafted in to curate what appears in Kindle Slices. at the moment, there's plenty of 99p...
Kindles Slices brings digestible essays and short stories to the UK

Microsoft Is Suddenly Cool Again For Interns Looking At Tech Jobs (MSFT)

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Microsoft "feels cool again" while Google and Facebook feel "creepy" to a new crop of twenty-somethings looking for internships. At least that's what a few of Microsoft's 1,500 summer interns told Reuters. College students who are full of idealism want to use their talents to go out and change the...
Microsoft Is Suddenly Cool Again For Interns Looking At Tech Jobs (MSFT)

Q&A: Microsoft lessons from Employees 154160 and 191855

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Recently we received a news release about a new book called Stack Rank This! Memoirs of a Microsoft Couple. Apart from the subject, what caught my attention was the fact that the book was published anonymously, with the authors referring to themselves by their employee numbers, 154160 and 191855, and using...
Q&A: Microsoft lessons from Employees 154160 and 191855

Reading About Reading: How Tech is Making Us More Aware of the Ways We Read

www.theatlantic.com
Recent years have seen an explosion of reading memoirs, the result of a collective recognition that this age-old habit is undergoing profound change.Accounts of how people's lives have been changed by reading are quite old: that's really what Augustine's Confessions is all about, though that's rarely recognized. The same can be said...
Reading About Reading: How Tech is Making Us More Aware of the Ways We Read

Microsoft Is Filled With Abusive Managers And Overworked Employees, Says Tell-All Book (MSFT)

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Over the last few years, Microsoft has gained a reputation as a rough place to work. Ex-employees have publicly complained that the company is political and bureaucratic. Now a tell-all book published earlier this year depicts Microsoft as downright soul-crushing.  Stack Rank This! Memoirs of a Microsoft Couple  was written...
Microsoft Is Filled With Abusive Managers And Overworked Employees, Says Tell-All Book (MSFT)
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