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Why Organic Isn't 'Sustainable'

by Henry I. Miller, Richard Cornettvia Forbes
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

“Sustainable” has become a buzzword that is applicable not only to agriculture and energy production but to sectors as far afield as the building and textile industries. Some universities offer courses or even degrees in “sustainability.”

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The Libertarian Podcast – “Net Neutrality and the FCC”

by Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Analyzing President Obama’s plan to regulate the internet.

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The Greening Of Barack Obama

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Politico
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

For Barack Obama, it wasn’t easy being green — until, suddenly, it was.

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Stanford Cyber Initiative Will Tackle Internet Technology Concerns From Many Angles

mentioning Amy Zegartvia Stanford News
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Stanford University today launched the Stanford Cyber Initiative to apply broad campus expertise to the diverse challenges and opportunities that cybersecurity, cyberspace and networked information pose to humanity.                                                     


Henry Miller on the Lars Larson Show

interview with Henry I. Millervia Lars Larson Show
Monday, November 17, 2014

Hoover Fellow Henry Miller discusses a new GMO potato on the Lars Larson Show.

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Evaluating California’s Stem Cell Experiment

quoting Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Saturday, November 15, 2014

Twenty years ago, a 341-pound football player smashed into Roman Reed during a Chabot College game in Hayward, breaking the 19-year-old’s neck and changing his life inalterably.


Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show (30:08)

interview with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Friday, November 14, 2014

Hoover Fellow Henry Miller discusses a new variety of potato on the John Batchelor Show.


David Henderson on Boom Bust (3:50)

interview with David R. Hendersonvia Boom Bust
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Research Fellow David Henderson discusses net neutrality on Boom Bust.


The U.S.-China Climate “Deal” Does Less Than Has Been Hyped

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, November 13, 2014

I am (as I have previously noted) no expert on climate change.  But reading the text of the much-vaunted U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change makes me think there is a large gap between how the document is being spun and what it actually does. 

David Kelley
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Uncommon Knowledge with David Kelley on creativity, innovation, and design

interview with David Kelleyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

In this episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter sits down with David Kelley, author of Creative Confidence, professor of Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, and founder of IDEO, one of the world’s most prestigious design firms. 


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