Tag Archives: Malcolm Gladwell

Nov. 21, 2011 The New Yorker

Nov. 21, 2011 The New Yorker’s James Surowiecki wrote “Debt By Degrees” about student college loan debt that is so high, that young people will not be able to go into further debt by buying cars or houses, getting married or having children. “Two million college graduates are unemployed and millions more are underemployed.” We need to change the way we educate people and the way we pay for it.

Jane Kramer wrote “The Food At Our Feet” about Denmark’s Rene Redzepi. He is reviving foraging for food by identifying the best foods for his restaurant customers.

Thomas Mallon wrote “Never Happened.” about the counterfactual or alternative histories of Monica Ali, Michael Chabon, Nicholas DiChario, Philip K. Dick, Don DeLillo, Harlan Ellison, Niall Ferguson, Elizabeth Gaffney, William Gibson, Jeff Greenfield, Robert Harris, Samantha Hunt, Stephen King, Thomas Pynchon, Philip Roth, J.C. Squire, Bruce Sterling, and Harry Turtledove.

Malcolm Gladwell wrote “The Tweaker” about what made Apple CEO Steve Jobs so successful.

Jill Lepore wrote “Birthright” about the history and future of Planned Parenthood.

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Feb. 14, 2011 The New Yorker

On Feb. 14, 2011 The New Yorker’s James Surowiecki wrote “Sputnikonomics” about the how government funding research and development in the space program, interstate highways or the internet resulted in dramatic long term economic growth.

Malcolm Gladwell wrote “The Order Of Things” about college rankings. They do not tell enough about the graduates who finally walk out the door. Quality varies from student to student and what they gained from the experience.

Adam Gopnik wrote “The Information” about books about the Internet and its effects on the world.

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