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Thoughts on Bill Gates’ Harvard speech

Jan 30th, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Anthropology, Celebrities, Featured article, Human Rights, Leadership, Making things better, Philosophy, What's YOUR take on this?

Today I’m reading Bill Gates’ Harvard Commencement speech.
What drew me to this was his seemingly new passion for activism. However, reading his speech I realized that it was not a new passion, but a natural progression (with perhaps the catalytic effect of some recently gained insights.)
One of the most striking points of Gates’ speech is [...]



Obama 2.0

Jan 29th, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Featured article, Leadership, Making things better, Memes and Archetypes, Politics, U.S.

Today I’m reading an interesting article about Obama 2.0 - a newly-coined word to describe the President’s vast lobbying and campaigning network as it redefines itself post-election.
Of course some republicans are quick to cast aspersion and raise doubt (shocking no one.) I really hope that this amazing Web 2.0-ingrained, social-network driven machine is well [...]