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Richard Holbrooke Remembered

Richard Holbrooke was a liberal, a diplomat, and a tough negotiator. He died this past Monday. Foreign Policy a day later produced these remembrances of the Man. Even more telling is the gap. Who will takeover another of the thankless Holbrooke diplomatic tasks – US attache on the Afghan/Pakistan/Taliban War.

Are PC’s in Danger of Becoming Redundant ?

Progress on smartphones and tablets which are touch and gesture enabled are moving so rapidly that laptops and PCs are in danger of becoming redundant. Well if not redundant, consigned to specialized development tasks. What has happened is that woefully untapped need for touch-enabled computing has been explosively released first with the iPhone then Android …

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Saints Preserve US – US Senate Rescues Wall Street Gambling Dens!

MarketWatch has just reported that the Senate has made it safe to bet big and naked on Wall Street. An amendment to the Finance Reform Bill that would have outlawed  Naked CDS – Credit Default Swaps that are pure bets on what will happen on default positions taken by others; this prudish amendment has thankfully …

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