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  • The not-so-Super Bowl: One man's boycott

     The not-so-Super Bowl: One man's boycott
    The Shah of Persia refused to be taken to the Derby Day, saying "It is already known to me that one horse can run faster than another." — William James, "The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2" I'm with the shah on this one. I feel the same...
  • Arrests a breakthrough in global battle against secretive 'hacktivist' movement

    This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012. The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
  • Iraq War dog living comfortably in Chicago suburbs

     Iraq War dog living comfortably in Chicago suburbs
    It has been almost 10 years since Bashur the dog left a war zone in Iraq for a quiet home in the Chicago suburbs, and in that time, a lot has changed. Once small enough to fit in the palm of the Army officer who rescued her from a life in the wild,...
  • Why doctors fire patients: The great vaccine debate

    A recent headline in the Wall Street Journal noted, "More doctors dismissing patients who refuse vaccines for their children." This story was especially interesting to me, as I now only accept new patients who plan to vaccinate their children. This was...
  • Want an America that works? Innovate, don't regulate.

    Want an America that works? Innovate, don't regulate.
    Down with stakeholders. The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out against affordable healthcare for kids. Retail medical clinics — at drugstores, Wal-Marts, etc. — are cropping up across the nation, thanks in part to the expected...
  • Triumph of the vulgarians

    Newspapers, including this one, are among the last places in America that has close to zero tolerance for [expletive deleted]. I could give you a hint about what word is between the brackets, but I'd best not for fear of arousing the ire of the...
  • Investing in the Facebook IPO? You may have a mental disorder

    Thinking about buying Facebook stock? You may be suffering from a mental disorder. No, really. If you are thinking about buying Facebook, first make sure you are not suffering from Stockholm syndrome. This paradoxical psychological phenomenon refers to...
  • Greg Schwem: Beware Apple Genius Bar employees! My mother approaches

    I have frequented numerous Apple stores around the country but, because I do not have employee status, have never seen a back office, stock room or break area. Should this occur, I'm convinced I would also observe a grainy, black-and-white photo of my...
  • Joy Covey, ex-Amazon executive who helped take company public, dies

    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer’s chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a vanĀ  on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey was riding her...
  • 1 in 6 men in prime working years jobless

    1 in 6 men in prime working years jobless
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting: More than one in six men in thier prime working years of ages 25 to 54, a total of 10.4 million, don't have jobs. The trend has been building for decades, according to government data. In the early 1970s, just 6...
  • Social media on the job hunt

    Social media on the job hunt
    Social media have proved to be a powerful recruitment resource for companies. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that the 39 percent of hiring managers research candidates via social media to find out more about them. In a recent article in The Atlantic,...
  • The most important question to ask before seeking an MBA

    Brazen Careerist When the almighty MBA degree is bestowed, you may think your career path woes will be solved forever. An MBA (supposedly) puts you on the fast track to wealth and business success. But before you get ahead of yourself and start dreaming...