Category Archives: Uncategorized

Imagining the Internet

INFO originally published in Mulberry Fork Review May 14, 2014 LIVE PAGE FULL SCREENSHOT open in new tab + click once to zoom FULL TEXT How are we supposed to understand the Internet? Do we peel back the hood and learn about the guts of the thing? Read books dating back to its invention and

Read More..

Of Labour, Unions and 3D Printing

INFO originally published in Arbitrage Magazine May 2013 (feature: “The Revolution is 3D,” Vol. 5, No. 3) FULL SCREENSHOT open in new tab + click once to zoom FULL TEXT With employment figures still rebounding from post-recession levels, an unlikely new issue has entered the labour debate. Conventional manufacturing uses human labour to chisel raw material

Read More..

Business Academia Grapples with ‘Ethical’ Curriculum

INFO originally published in The Gould Standard (NYU Stern newspaper) July 27, 2014 FULL SCREENSHOT open in new tab + click once to zoom FULL TEXT It must have been difficult to be a business professor in the fall of 2008. “It was [a bit] like having a child who ends up in prison,” said

Read More..

Mad Men Mirrors Modern Capitalism

INFO originally published in Arbitrage Magazine April 21, 2013 FULL SCREENSHOT open in new tab + click once to zoom FULL TEXT Although Mad Men takes place in 1960s New York City, and although the period it mimics is a world apart from today, there may be no show on television that says more about modern capitalism.

Read More..

In the Arabian Desert, a Living Laboratory

INFO originally published in Arbitrage Magazine February 1, 2013 FULL SCREENSHOT open in new tab + click once to zoom FULL TEXT In the desert, 20 kilometres southeast of Abu Dhabi, stands a low-lying fortress that is one of the world’s more intriguing experiments in “green” urban development. Masdar City, designed by British firm Foster

Read More..

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants to save America

INFO originally published in Arbitrage Magazine December 30, 2012 FULL SCREENSHOT open in new tab + click once to zoom FULL TEXT Howard Schultz is very worried about America. Two weeks ago, I heard him speak at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He didn’t once use the word “coffee.” He said

Read More..

The Hideous Inequality Exposed by [the Coverage of] Hurricane Sandy

Below is a screenshot of a Reuters article, written by David Rhode (@RhodeD), and re-posted on The Atlantic website. The article is titled “The Hideous Inequality Exposed by Hurricane Sandy.” It discusses the vast differences in circumstance that the rich vs non-rich, wealthy vs poor, haves vs havenots, whatever you want to call it, faced

Read More..

Fox Shows a Suicide. What Are They Sorry About?

On September 28th, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith looked like a deer in the headlights. During his time slot behind the news desk, Fox live broadcasted a car chase scene out of Arizona. The fugitive sped along dirt roads. He pulled over and got out of his truck. He put a gun to his head

Read More..

A Glimpse Behind Wall Street’s Fratty Facade

INFO originally published in USA Today College June 28, 2012 FULL SCREENSHOT open in new tab + click once to zoom FULL TEXT One day in February, during the peak of internship recruiting season, one Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) director sat at his desk and couldn’t help but laugh. He was reading one

Read More..

Miranda July’s Modern Understanding of “Entitlement”

No One Belongs Here More Than You. The above is the title of performance artist/actress/writer/filmmaker Miranda July’s 2007 collection of short stories. As evident from her diverse repertoire of work, July is something of a creative genius. Great art supposedly has the power to change the way you think about about the world. If you’re familiar

Read More..