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Comment on: Kettle Cuisine looks to expand from Business Updates
Posted 09/02/2011 04:07:34 EDT
Frozen Soup: This reminds me of the time I stopped by my parents' house one afternoon to pay a short visit. My Mom, who never liked the microwave, was cooking a package of frozen soup in the microwave more »
Comment on: Math instruction goes viral - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/19/2011 04:28:59 EDT
Tinisoli: Quite right about the money. As far the industry goes....and the money. Expect the digital divide to grow. Parents, even in "modest" (it is comparative) will take advantage of the more affor more »
Posted 08/12/2011 02:37:26 EDT
Up until now, I have been scolding the publishing industry for its failure to recognise the decline in its education publishing divisions. (Borders?) My focus has been on books. However, there is an o more »
Comment on: Construction is underway on solar project at Northfield Mountain from Business Updates
Posted 08/10/2011 03:45:13 EDT
Nuclear Power Has Lost Its Lustre, But Not Its Glow Datelineâ1964 ClassâScience TeacherâMrs. Hohman ProjectâThe Photoelectric Cell Atomic energy was just being talked about. After the detonati more »
Posted 08/10/2011 03:38:39 EDT
But wait, there's more... Memo to Big Oil Diversify your perspective. Here is the metaphor: If people think that the Moon is made of green cheese, then Galileo didnât explain things properly. The so more »
Posted 08/10/2011 03:36:27 EDT
Memo to Big Oil Diversify your perspective. Here is the metaphor: If people think that the Moon is made of green cheese, then Galileo didnât explain things properly. The solution is not to explain t more »
Comment on: 'House OK’
Posted 08/02/2011 12:03:29 EDT
Congress: An Idiocracy, A Theocracy, But not a Democracy I am going to share an anecdote. The anecdote is not about religion, it is about believing. The anecdote is not about religion, it is about bel more »
Comment on: Eastern Bank makes Facebook ad buy from Business Updates
Posted 08/01/2011 03:39:12 EDT
Are we talking emerging nations or emerging technologies? If we are talking emerging technology, then "Social Media is the Medium: Greater than the sum of its parts" would be of interest. [On my blog more »
Comment on: 'HSBC to cut 30,000 jobs in global overhaul'
Posted 08/01/2011 03:23:30 EDT
Emerging Nations or Emerging Markets? E.g. Technology? The latter: http://slimviews.blogspot.com/2011/03/social-media-is-medium-greater-than-sum.html The Former, what I've been pointing out on this si more »
Comment on: 'GOP plan on debt gets push in House'
Posted 07/28/2011 02:47:01 EDT
America Fails to Succeed or Succeeds to Fail? Succeed to Fail Did we really fail to succeed? Or, did we succeed to fail? Let me give you an example of what I am talking about. Rather than a metaphor, more »
Comment on: 'Financial firms ponder options should US default'
Posted 07/28/2011 02:44:30 EDT
Comment on: Romney accuses Obama of not standing up to China from Political Intelligence
Posted 07/27/2011 03:06:54 EDT
China. China: The Economy and a word beginning with the letter p. http://slimviews.blogspot.com/2011/06/china-economy-and-word-beginning-with.html Will the Facebook Revolution Come to China? Probably more »
Posted 07/27/2011 02:59:14 EDT
America has a problem. A domestic problem. A foreign problem. However, so does almost every other country in the world. Our problems, whether domestic or global, arise from how we are doing things tod more »
Comment on: 'Debt talks dissolve into acrimony'
Posted 07/23/2011 11:20:48 EDT
The Ease with which All Responsible Parties (or not) are able to avoid solving the problem is caused by the posturing for the purposes of reelection. They are aided by experts who are on the one hand more »
Comment on: 'Embattled professor resigns Harvard post'
Posted 07/20/2011 12:59:52 EDT
Why am I uncomfortable with Dr. Hauser leaving. Perhaps it is due to the circumstances. True, I don't have evidence obtained through the empirical method of scientific inquiry. Nor did I duplicate the more »
Comment on: Borders seeks OK to liquidate from Business Updates
Posted 07/19/2011 03:27:45 EDT
Borders Shuts Down. The publishing industry is behaving like the person who is told, there will be a global food shortage, responding--If we run out of food, we just go to the supermarket and buy more more »
Comment on: A fair solution to the budget crisis - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/19/2011 12:03:52 EDT
Wolf Blitzer Buys a New Suit or How to Fix the Economy. The problems is, Americans don't understand economics. Solution? The Metaphor. http://slimviews.blogspot.com/2011/07/wolf-blitzer-buys-new-suit- more »
Comment on: 'Stalemate persists over raising debt limit'
Posted 07/18/2011 02:56:44 EDT
Wolf Blitzer Buys a New Suit or How to fix the Economy For those who still have no grasp on how to fix the economy, another metaphor. Wolf Blitzer wants to buy a new suit. This, he figures, will attra more »
Comment on: 'Embattled Massachusetts transportation secretary Jeffrey B. Mullan to resign'
Posted 07/15/2011 10:29:55 EDT
Charlie's wife goes downTo the Scollay Square stationEvery day at quarter past twoAnd through the open windowShe hands Charlie a sandwichAs the train comes rumblin' through. Slim more »
Comment on: 'Romney gets a boost from new funding environment'
Posted 07/09/2011 12:01:10 EDT
PS. In the photos, Mr. Romney isn't smiling. more »
Comment on: 'Turkey urges Cyprus peace deal by early 2012'
Posted 07/09/2011 11:59:40 EDT
Turkey urges Cyprus peace deal by early 2012. I've been saying Turkey will emerge as a major influence in the Middle East. http://slimviews.blogspot.com http://sidestreetjournal.blogspot.com Twitter @ more »
Posted 07/09/2011 11:55:04 EDT
For the GOP to win, two things have to happen. First, the voters have to want to vote for the GOP candidate. Second, they have to want to vote against the President. Remember Bob Dole? "Where's the ou more »
Comment on: 'Boston area teens can't relate to relationship violence'
Posted 07/09/2011 11:41:19 EDT
Years ago, I ran an errand to the supermarket for my buddy and his wife. His teenage son wanted to go along for the ride. At the check out I saw one of the cashiers, about his age, and pointed her out more »
Comment on: 'Newspaper audit now counts paying Web readers'
Posted 06/01/2011 01:19:45 EDT
Why I Read Newspapers Why do I prefer getting my news from newspapers? That is analogous to why I prefer writing to talking. When I write, you canât interrupt me. You can disagree with me. You simpl more »
Comment on: 'G-20 nations reach deal to avoid global downturn'
Posted 06/01/2011 01:15:07 EDT
The problem confronting what is happening in global economics is the zero-sum game mentality. The Future of the G 20 in Good Times and Bad http://www.slideshare.net/slimfairview/the-g-20-in-good-times more »