Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Bits and Pieces - Happy Eightieth Birthday, Mikhail Gorbachev!

Two pieces honoring him, by Katrina van den Heuvel and Archie Brown. I have some disagreements with both, but the bottom line is that this man really made the world a better place and avoided some massive black holes.

What's wrong with performance reviews. This kind of thing has been said like forever. Could be that too many bosses like the kind of feedback that keeps the employees under their thumbs.

Teaching creative writing the methodical way.

Evaluating claims for energy innovations.

More David-Brooks bashing.

The Republican House pulls the nuclear-funding rug out from under Republican Senator Jon Kyl.

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