Franklin Foer Quotes.
Who can complain about the price that Google is charging you? Or who can complain about Amazon‘s prices; they are simply lower than the competition‘s. And that’s why I think we need to shift back to a more Brandeisian conception of antitrust, where we consider values other than simply efficiency and low prices.
Michael Bradley has the stuff of leadership; he works hard and can break up the opponent‘s play. However, that’s not enough to justify his philanthropic attitude towards possession, the generous portion of balls that he contributes to his foes. His sloppiness constantly culminates in unnecessary goals.
We’ve been merging with tools since the beginning of human evolution, and arguably, that’s one of the things that makes us human beings.
I think that globalization is partly responsible for the spread of the hostile, radical forms of Islam.
I think what’s happening with book advances is something that most of the world just doesn’t fully appreciate, especially when it comes to nonfiction, because writing a book of investigative journalism is an expensive endeavor, and the system works best if you have publishers making bets on authors.
Google helps us sort the Internet by providing a sense of hierarchy to information. Facebook uses its algorithms and its intricate understanding of our social circles to filter the news we encounter. Amazon bestrides book publishing with its overwhelming hold on that market.
On its face, Donald Trump’s hateful musings about women and his boastful claims of sexual dominance should be reason alone to drive him from polite society and certainly to blockade him from the West Wing. Yet somehow, his misogyny has instead propelled his campaign to the brink of the Republican nomination.
As the 2016 campaign has graphically illustrated, Trump doesn’t treat rivals gently. Testifying before a congressional committee in 1993, he began with his rote protestations of friendship.
I’m reading the way a lot of technology executives have decried ‘gatekeepers‘ and ‘traditional media,’ and that one of the promises of ‘new media’ was that it would break the chokehold that old media companies had on public opinion.
Brazil is strewn with ruins of projects – refineries, power plants – begun but never finished. Most of this investment never landed in places or industries that really meshed with the trajectory of the global economy. This wasn’t state-of-the art industrial policy. The projects seemed curiously nostalgic.
Our faith in technology is no longer fully consistent with our belief in liberty.
One of Trump’s vulnerabilities is that he doesn’t always vet his people, whether it’s business partners, the dubious characters he retweets, or the foreign leaders who show up at his door.
Soccer isn’t the same as Bach or Buddhism. But it is often more deeply felt than religion, and just as much a part of the community‘s fabric, a repository of traditions.