Gongol.com Archives: August 2006
Brian Gongol

August 14, 2006

News Transcripts of the NORAD tapes from 9/11

Agriculture Interview with Borlaug

The American Way August 14, 2006 Carnival of the Capitalists
Some of the best: Don't hire superstars, the reasonably-priced athletic shoe, and Charlie Munger condensed

Humor and Good News Mac users: You're being lied to

Business and Finance 80% of CFOs value shortcuts over fundamentals
80% of 400 chief financial officers surveyed said they'd cut advertising, maintenance, and research and development just to meet a quarterly-earnings target. That's like a baseball coach saying he'd over-work his star pitcher's arm just to have a one-run lead in the third inning.

News "Draft Manual on Fourth-Generation War"
An interesting collaborative document that tries to explain recent events and developments in warfare as evidence of a seismic shift in the way combat is conducted

Threats and Hazards UK thinks terrorists have been training in national parks

Science and Technology The human body as machine
Delightful illustrations of the body as a factory-like network of machines

Water News West Nile virus is back, thanks to standing water

Graphics Fade Away