Lloyd Grove has distorted President Obama's fundraising phone call of June 29. I was on that call. The president did not "beg," "ramble," or sound like "a dog-tired idealist forced to grapple painfully with hard reality." Give me a break.
I went to four conferences at Internet Week in New York. But the two keynotes I found most compelling were by the intractable Barry Diller and the irrepressible David Carr, who continues to celebrate the Timesasking online subscribers to actually pay!
Dismissing community design in fighting obesity is irresponsible. In 30 years, the number of overweight children in the U.S has tripled, and there's a direct correlation between the reduction in walking and biking and increased weight.