Brian Eno on culture: "Culture is everything we don’t have to do. Eating is necessary, but cuisine is culture. Clothes must be worn, but couture is culture. Haircuts and Shakespeare and early Saxon burial poetry all pose some kind of unnecessary order, he said, that […]

Here is a fascinating story from the Independent. In the past few days, significant discoveries could change the way that we view the world. Scholars have found lost works by the literary giants of Greece and Rome. "Oxford University scientists have employed infra-red technology to […]

When the blogger blogs, can the employer intervene?  That is the question the New York Times asks in an interesting article today. Reporter Tom Zeller’s premise is this: "As the practice of blogging has spread, employees are coming to the realization that corporations, which spend […]

OK, so I have been MIA again. I have just returned from a vacation with my wife to Mexico. It was my first visit to the country, and hopefully it won’t be my last. It was eight days of pure relaxation on the Mayan Riviera. […]