Gongol.com Archives: October 2010
Brian Gongol

October 12, 2010

News The family business, eh?
The eldest son of Kim Jong-Il says he's not all that pleased with plans to make his younger brother into the next leader of North Korea. Funny thing about family businesses: They can be great for developing a long-term focus and encouraging a sort of apprenticeship that can't be matched elsewhere. But when they're unearned (like the passing on of a dictatorship), they're really just depressing.

Health Just sending a "get well" card can be enough to help the mentally ill
A little signal of support can be enough to help people who are feeling isolated

Computers and the Internet What happened to the Google mobile icon
Google used to show an icon illustrating when a site is mobile-friendly. But that icon doesn't seem to show up much anymore. What happened?

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