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Careering Out of Control

November 4, 2013


In a recent moment of inexplicable self-assurance, I blurted out my intention to run, simultaneously, for president of the United States and prime minister of Canada. It isn’t that I think I could do a better job than either of the two people currently occupying those positions. It’s that I no longer believe anyone could. […]

The Weird Uncle of Invention

February 24, 2011


I’ve always been fascinated by the work of inventors. It’s such a creative act, bringing into existence something that changes how people live. The resulting product often integrates itself into our world to such a degree that it becomes difficult to imagine a time when it didn’t exist. They say necessity is the mother of […]