Newsletter 221


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[1]How Steve Jobs 'Out-Japanned' Japan
    Links:
      1. http://b.rw/fbGaD0

Jeff Yang | San Francisco Chronicle | 28 January 2011

On Steve Job's passion for Zen and the concept of Ma. "This
  idiosyncratically Japanese principle is, ironically, what has allowed Apple
  to compete with and beat Japan's technology titans". Thanks to @polit2k for
  recommending

[2]American Liberals And Egyptian Streets
    Links:
      2. http://b.rw/dQ3VP4

Leon Wieseltier | New Republic | 29 January 2011

Obama chose Cairo for speech two years ago saying America would not "impose"
  democracy on other countries. Ironic, embarrassing, now that Egyptians are
  fighting for freedom on streets. America doesn't know what signals to send

[3]Trader Racks Up Second Epic Gain
    Links:
      3. http://b.rw/gsWwyI

Gregory Zuckerman | WSJ | 28 January 2011

How hedge-fund manager John Paulson took home a cool $5 billion last year,
  thought to be the largest annual payout in investing history. Profited from
  sheer scale of money under his control and from betting on gold. Lots of it

[4]Everything You Hear About Medicine Is Wrong
    Links:
      4. http://b.rw/goOSkz

Sharon Begley | Newsweek | 24 January 2011

Alarming report suggests that many medical claims are false. "The very
  framework of medical investigation may be off-kilter, leading time and again
  to findings that are at best unproved and at worst dangerously wrong"
                 [5]View full selection
    Links:
      5. http://thebrowser.com/best

Today's FiveBooks Interview

[6]Michael Burleigh on =HITLER=
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/michael-burleigh-on-hitler

BFI award-winning historian and Royal Historical Society fellow paints
  Hitler as a raving fantasist on to whom Germans projected their longings
  [7]Continue reading…
    Links:
      7. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/michael-burleigh-on-hitler

Topic

[8]Crime & Thriller Writing
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/topics/crime-writing

Leading writers discuss their genre and select their top five essential
  reads, plus selected articles on the murky world of thrillers and whodunnits
  [9]Continue reading…
    Links:
      9. http://thebrowser.com/topics/crime-writing

Book of the Day

[10]The Hitler Myth: Image and Reality in the Third Reich
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/hitler-myth-image-and-reality-third-reich-by-ian-kershaw

-by Ian Kershaw -

[11]
  More recommendations…
    Links:
      11. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks

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