Monthly Archives: April 2009
A broader and darker perspective from Mark Taylor, the chairman of the religion dept. at Columbia, via the NYT Opinion blog.
Valuable reading at a critical moment.
Swiss reader and close relation G$ snapped this Fiat 500, with his trusty Bberry. Proof that Italian cars don’t all rust to death and appropriate on this day of decision. Marchionne looks to muscle up by acquiring a US distribution channel (up until now called Chrysler) in anticipation of negotiations with Peugeot.
Blog comments are a source of unending delight — heat, light, humor, whatever. Yesterday, Gizmodo asked the musical question, “What’s the most important gadget (the biggest game-changer) of all time?”
Ignoring the fact that fans of Mel Brooks and the 2000 Year-Old Man know that the correct answer is ‘Liquid Prell,” Gizmodo readers responded with the following (first twenty answers):
1. The microchip
2. The telegraph
5. Nokia 5170
15. Printing Press
17. Bread slicer (greatest invention since… Get it?)
Hard to beat fun at the old blog yard!
“Detroit” by Harry Callahan (1943). On the day before Chrysler goes belly up, it seems appropriate.