Of PowerPoint And Pointlessness The Number Of Teachers Usin

Of PowerPoint and Pointlessness. The number of teachers using PowerPoint presentations in class is on the rise. This raises a question among education theorists: What is the point? By Joanna Glasner. [Wired News]

MSN Wallet Takes Hassle Out

MSN Wallet Takes Hassle out of Online Shopping [Microsoft Press Releases]
I don’t have any idea how this is different then the orginal service, except mabye one’s data is in a seperate DB.

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Wanna Bet?. Conflicting visions of a more distant future, and wagers in search of a taker. By Amy Harmon. [New York Times: Technology]

Bushs Buddy Economy The New YorkerAlmost None

Bush’s Buddy Economy [The New Yorker]
“Almost none of the C.E.O.s on the Bush team headed competitive, entrepreneurial businesses. The majority of them, in fact, made their bones in protected or regulated industries, where success depends on personal lobbying and political maneuvering”

A Guardian Of Jobs Or A Reverse Robin HoodNew

A Guardian of Jobs or a ‘Reverse Robin Hood’?[New York Times]
The Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the large companies that love it.

The Divided West Ft

The divided west [ft.com]
This commentary highlights the difference of thinking between the US and Europe. The first point is that europe has taken the view that sept 11 was no longer al-Qaeda vrs westernism, but now a US versus who knows what. The second is the examination of thoose effects diving the europe us viewpoints.

Winer Tells Joel Why Groove Cant Bet Exclusively On Being

Winer tells Joel why Groove can’t bet exclusively on being a platform. “Most proposed platforms don’t make it. It’s just a fact. It’s not my fault. It’s not yours.” [Scripting News]

The Overall read talks about the role of a Platform Vendor in thier market.