Newsletter 481


Hic sunt camelopardus: this historical edition of The Browser is presented for archaeological purposes; links and formatting may be broken.

[1]The Browser
    Links:
      1. http://thebrowser.com

[5]Unleash The Entrepreneurs
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/vEg19m

Edward Glaeser | City Journal | 2 November 2011

"Unemployment represents a crisis of imagination, a failure to figure out
  how to make potential workers productive in the modern economy." Here's why
  America has too many Detroits and not enough Seattles – and what to do about
  it [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/unleash-entrepreneurs

[7]Greece Has Poured Vinegar On The G20's Frites
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/sqqEEZ

Paul Mason | BBC | 3 November 2011

Terrific pull-together analysis of European and American economic strife,
  and a great read to boot. All the stories of protest and uncertainty are
  merging into one big story – the crisis of globalisation [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/greece-has-poured-vinegar-g20s-frites

[9]Mike Bloomberg's Marie Antoinette Moment
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/vCAA3d

Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone | 3 November 2011

Another fast and furious tirade, this time aimed at New York mayor.
  Bloomberg's recent comments on OWS "allow us to see under his would-be hip
  centrist Halloween mask and look closely at the corrupt, arrogant aristocrat
  underneath" [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/mike-bloombergs-marie-antoinette-moment

[11]Apple's Supply-Chain Secret? Hoard Lasers
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/sR5LTh

Adam Satariano & Peter Burrows | Businessweek | 3 November 2011

First thing to come to mind when one thinks of Apple is design. But actually
  “operations expertise is as big an asset for Apple as product innovation or
  marketing. They’ve taken operational excellence to a level never seen
  before" [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/apples-supply-chain-secret-hoard-lasers

[13]With Vaccines, Bill Gates Changes The World Again
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/v26eg0

Matthew Herper | Forbes | 2 November 2011

Super feature reveals "how a mechanical genius methodically tackles an
  abstract problem. And perhaps most of all, how power and capital — both
  literal and political — can be spent to maximise positive impact on the
  world" [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/vaccines-bill-gates-changes-world-again

[15]No Peace For Ayacucho
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/tIeo3J

Camden Luxford | Glimpse | 23 September 2011

Writer heads to remote area of Peru, stronghold of Shining Path. "Nobody
  seemed to know how long the bus trip was or how the roads were or how I
  would go about getting there. A few were horrified to learn I was planning
  to go alone" [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/no-peace-ayacucho

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Ruth Rogers on Italian Food
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/ruth-rogers-on-italian-food

The co-founder of the acclaimed River Café restaurant in London takes us on
  a culinary tour of Italy and tells us about the books that have inspired
  her, including the one she asks all her chefs to read [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/ruth-rogers-on-italian-food

Featured Topic

[19]Great Obituaries
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/reports/great-obituaries

Raise a glass to life's characters with our collection of writing about
  eventful, unconventional lives. RIP [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/reports/great-obituaries

Reader Recommendations

_@polit2k_ Eurozone crisis: policymakers fear worst after losing control |
  Larry Elliott [21]t.co/RnrRD77Q _@guardian #gfc2 #browsings #eurocrisis
  [22]#browsings_ [23]More like this
    Links:
      21. http://t.co/RnrRD77Q
      22. https://twitter.com/search?q=#browsings
      23. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[24]Book of the Day
    Links:
      24. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/levant-by-philip-mansel

[25]Levant by Philip Mansel
    Links:
      25. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/levant-by-philip-mansel

[26]Norman Stone says: “Philip Mansel’s book Levant is a comparison of
  Beirut,  Alexandria and Smyrna in the modern age. It’s an awfully good
  book” [27]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      26. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/norman-stone-on-turkish-history
      27. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[28]Murmuration
    Links:
      28. http://thebrowser.com/videos/murmuration

Two women in a boat. And a flock of starlings [29]More videos
    Links:
      29. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[30]Ray Kurzweil, on progress
    Links:
      30. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=e-zimmer-can-you-live-forever

Thirty linear steps take you to 30. Thirty exponential steps take you to a
    billion

[31]More quotes
    Links:
      31. http://thebrowser.com/quotations

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