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Ad Libs: Photographer wins global honor

Another well-deserved honor for Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman, whose sensitive and beautifully lit photos let us peer into worlds we otherwise might never...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on May 13, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 3768 Views

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Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?

The issue of "greedy landlords" seems to a subject of great passion and interest on Town Square. What follows is my economist perspective on the question of...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 9, 2009 at 11:34 am | 8 comments | 6039 Views

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Recession causes and cures

We usually identify and measure recessions by (1) the amount of job losses, (2) the reduction in the national production of goods and services (a decline in real...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Peanut Gallery, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 17379 Views

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Recession causes and cures

We usually identify and measure recessions by (1) the amount of job losses, (2) the reduction in the national production of goods and services (a decline in real...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Peanut Gallery, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 4540 Views

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Ad Libs: On the beach

I didn't expect to feel serene in an exhibit about beach trash. But when you've picked up nearly two tons of discarded plastic at your favorite oceanside spot over...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 14, 2009
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Ad Libs: On the beach

I didn't expect to feel serene in an exhibit about beach trash. But when you've picked up nearly two tons of discarded plastic at your favorite oceanside spot over...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3628 Views

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Qik CEO Ramu Sunkara gives Oxford MBA students advice at the Computer History Museum

Ramu Sunkara, CEO, shared his experiences in starting Qik, a streaming video company, with University of Oxford MBA students at the

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 9, 2009
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Esther Dyson's Thoughts on Space and Social Media - What are your priorities?

Esther Dyson shared insights with Tatyana Kanzaveli at the Bay Area IT/Software Execs Meetup Group re: Russia, space,...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 8, 2009
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Mountain View - Romanian Technology Connections - Add Your Stories

Avangate and Bit Defender are two companies who have developers in Romania and sales offices in Mountain View (see

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 7, 2009
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Ad Libs: An evening with Adams

It was a true pleasure to hear the composer John Adams speak last night at the Cantor Arts Center. Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington conducted a free-flowing...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 7, 2009
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Ad Libs: An evening with Adams

It was a true pleasure to hear the composer John Adams speak last night at the Cantor Arts Center. Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington conducted a free-flowing...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3718 Views

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On Being Invited to do an Economy Blog

I have mixed feelings about Town Square. I like the idea of a forum for community online conversation. When Jay Thorwaldson approached me, I wanted to respond positively...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 17964 Views

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On Being Invited to do an Economy Blog

I have mixed feelings about Town Square. I like the idea of a forum for community online conversation. When Jay Thorwaldson approached me, I wanted to respond positively...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 4624 Views

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Ad Libs: Lend me a tenor

There was a great story this week in the Vancouver Sun about hapless singers from a Canadian choir standing out on a freezing bridge in their tuxes, trying to recruit...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 15254 Views

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Ad Libs: Lend me a tenor

There was a great story this week in the Vancouver Sun about hapless singers from a Canadian choir standing out on a freezing bridge in their tuxes, trying to recruit...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 4172 Views

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Students Who Like Programming: Google's Summer of Code Deadline is April 3

If you are a student who likes writing computer programs then Google's Summer of Code (GSoC) gives you a chance to contribute to a...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by O, on Mar 31, 2009 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 7929 Views

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Is the 'California Dream' over?

In recent weeks there have been a series of articles in the national press about the California economy with the common theme that the "California Dream" is over....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 17494 Views

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Is the 'California Dream' over?

In recent weeks there have been a series of articles in the national press about the California economy with the common theme that the "California Dream" is over....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 4875 Views

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Recycle Electronics at Shoreline Amphitheater This Saturday

If you have old computers, disk drives and other electronic items that you want to dispose of in an environmentally friendly way then take them to the Shoreline...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Mar 26, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 8045 Views

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Vint Cerf on Tech Policy

Steven Levy of Wired interviewed Dr Vint Cerf today (Mar 25, 2009) at the Computer History Museum. The event promoted the...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Mar. 25, 2009
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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