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Why I Blog

from The Atlantic For centuries, writers have experimented with forms that evoke the imperfection of thought, the inconstancy of human affairs, and the chastening passage of time. But as blogging evolves as a literary form, it is generating a new and quintessentially postmodern idiom that’s enabling writers to express themselves in ways that have never […]

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I Want My iTV

from BW.com It all started when my TiVo let me down. For years this little device has been like an old friend. It sat next to my big-screen TV to record shows and movies when I wanted, without a lot of questions, and with no judgments on what I wanted to see. But on a […]

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Please Explain: Shari’a (Islamic Law)

from WNYC Shari’a can touch every aspect of an observant Muslim’s life, but most non-Muslims’ familiarity with Islamic law begins and ends with news items about veiling or jihad. We will find out what Shari’a is, what its context is within Islam, how it works in contemporary practice, and much more with Professor Frank Griffel […]

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Managing Teams

from BW.com Making a senior level team function effectively is a lot harder than you’d think. BusinessWeek Executive Editor John Byrne talks with Columbia Business School Professor Todd Jicks on how to create an effective team. More here.

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The Best Places to Launch a Career

from BW.com Accountants used to be spoofed as bean counters—dutiful, middle-aged, gray-suited men with considerable analytical expertise but little charisma. That was during the good times. After their uninspiring performances in the corporate scandals of recent years, accounting seemed like a profession without much of a future, and the firms certainly no place to launch […]

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