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"Network" -- A Precursor to Glenn Beck

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Cohen

The film was a warning to the media industry that was beginning to go off the rails. Chayefsky understood the trajectory it was taking and painted an apocalyptic landscape to make his point.

Is Main Street Ready for the Second Wave of the Recession?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The phrase "double-dip recession" means little to most of us. To people on Main Street, it hasn't been been a "dip". We took a drop to the bottom two years ago and stayed there.

Verizon Will Launch LTE Network November 15

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

In its first quarter on the market the tablet computer sold 3.27 million units, a remarkable number considering Apple sold 3.47 million Mac computers, and it was the highest sales period for Macs ever.

Consumer Reports Won't Recommend iPhone 4

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Consumer Reports announced that it cannot recommend the iPhone 4 due to antenna issues. They say that it's a hardware bug, and they don't believe that it is as easily fixable as Apples says it is.

Top 10 Tips for Getting Your Dream Job

New Harbinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
New Harbinger

Take this short quiz to assess your status in your job search, then use the ten quick tips to help you confidently move forward in your job search and get hired in a great job.

Navigating the New Normal in the Job Market

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Years ago before the dawn of the internet and personal computers that were easily accessible, job seekers would pound the proverbial pavement to land ...

Microsoft's Dead Kin

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Just a couple of months after it hit the market, Microsoft will kill its Kin phone. It was aimed at socially-minded teens, but teens ignored it. Some reports say that Microsoft sold as few as 500 units. That doesn't sound like a lot. 



FCC To Auction More Wireless Spectrum

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

President Obama decided to help you get a handle on your digital life. The government will auction off more wireless spectrum to be used for fixed and mobile broadband connections. What?

Dancing for Rain in the Eye of a Hurricane

Dean Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dean Becker

I'm fed up to here! The logic of the drug war has been proven to be lacking in countless ways, yet it continues. More than 22,000 are now dead in Me...

BANK 2.0: Branch Networks under threat!

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

I've spent the better part of the last three months meeting and talking to some of the best and brightest bankers in Australia, Asia, UK and the USA a...

The Art of Self Promotion in the Workplace

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

It's not enough to just perform your job well anymore. Professionals need to distinguish themselves in the workplace in order to earn promotions and r...

German WiFi Police

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Just after Google admitted to gathering data from unsecured wireless networks, the German government is working to make it illegal to have a non-secure wireless network in your home.

Exploring What It Means to be a Terrorist

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

If the country is facing a war on terror, then we need to understand that any violence against innocent civilians that is intended to make a political statement is terror, no matter where it comes from.

Drug War Mistaken

Dean Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Becker

Despite the horrors the US inflicts on its own people in the name of the war on drugs, it is the citizens of Mexico that bear the deadliest weight of this prohibition.

Why Your Representatives Should Make You Mad as Hell

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Congress should be America's representative body, yet too many of its members bear little resemblance to those they have been elected to represent.

Free TV In Trouble

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — For more than 60 years, TV stations have broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free and made their money by showing commercial...

What Is Work? Success Through the Immigrant Mindset

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

"I was raised by two people who had lost their country," explains Glenn Llopis, a California-based entrepreneur with Cuban parents. "We were taught to see and seize opportunity."

Boulder/Denver New Tech Meetup Helps Entrepreneurial Community

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

Have you ever been to a networking event? Then you've had that cringing feeling in your stomach after entering a room full of strangers.

My GE Dishwasher Tragedy, Manufacturer Parts, Car Repairs and Doctor Visits: Let's Be Mad as Hell and Not Take it Anymore!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Russnow

Manufacturing CEOs do very little to reduce the need for maintenance work and perhaps there should be legislative enforcement requiring them to do so.

Face The Inquisition

Dean Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dean Becker

Today's "compassionate" drug warriors have fractured the futures and pulverized the possibilities of more than 37,000,000 US citizens.

Lonesome Rhodes' Wild Ride

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Weber

Glenn Beck is not so much an Everyman as he is the worst in every man.

The Other March Madness

Annabelle Gurwitch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Annabelle Gurwitch

Furious, angry, incensed, you name it, we're feeling it. This idea of retroactively demanding a giveback could catch on and if it does, I've got a list of other things I want to get back -- damn it.

Best Movies By Farr: When Oscar Screws Up

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

2005 -- for Best Picture, give me Capote over Crash any ol' time. Another uninspiring year, I thought.

Proposition 8 Backlash: What's Wrong with Discriminating Against Those Who Want to Discriminate?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

When hate or smugness affects one of our neighbor's quality of life and places him or her on a pedestal below, it deprives that person of the chance to be happy and fulfilled.

If It Ain't Broke, Don't Try To Fix It

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leslie Harris

Given the proven benefits of this open model for Internet use, it is confounding how many people, both in government and industry, seem willing to start tinkering with it.