Gongol.com Archives: June 2012
Brian Gongol


June 8, 2012

Humor and Good News You're probably not hearing "O Fortuna" right
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Humor and Good News A new take on some old Mister Rogers clips
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The United States of America Cubs vs. Giants, 1912-style


News Did the NFL really do enough to treat players fairly?
Were players warned enough about the possibility of brain injuries?

Business and Finance California voters decide to put brakes on public-sector pensions


The United States of America Bill Clinton may have an ego, but he's also from the badly-depleted pro-business wing of the Democratic Party
The Democrats need a pro-business wing, and the Republican need a wing full of social moderates. Period. Without those groups, the parties just lapse into cartoonish editions of themselves.

Computers and the Internet Google buys QuickOffice
Any business that requires the pace of innovations that Internet services seem to require is a business that's too hard to evaluate reasonably as an investor

Computers and the Internet 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords stolen
That's why everyone should use different passwords across different websites -- because you don't want to lose all of your password security just because one site had a security lapse or breach.

Socialism Doesn't Work China's government wants nobody to know just how bad their smog is

News The market for talent doesn't always have to be national
Institutions of all stripes need to do a better job of developing their talent pools from within. National searches for people to do things like running school districts are just pushing salaries up and reducing reasonable accountability.

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