The same people who went crazy over Palin are now lined up behind Trump. The monster the GOP designed and bred from a test-tube has now broken out of the lab, is rampaging along the countryside, and it wants to kill its master.
The RSC’s most recent Othello turned traditionalists’ heads as the company’s first production to have a black Iago. But the true impact of Iqbal Khan’s awe-inspiring vision lies in its fiercely isolating emotional divide (and this time, it’s not just Othello who’s feeling blue).
The internet is a natural ally for activists. It allows them to connect and coordinate, and lately, it has made it possible to “get the word out” about abuses and to hold those responsible to account. Nothing is all upside however. There can be a hollowness to online interaction.
Tensions are rising in the global economy as China’s currency plummets further and further below the pound, the US Dollar, and the Euro. With the Renminbi in a devastating free fall, we could be facing a worldwide recession with a worse punch than 2008.
Now the world's most valuable company, Apple Inc. looks to be on top of the world. With over 2 decades of runaway success, Apple continues to defy critics and outperform the market. Sudden business success has occurred countless times in technology but historically, stagnation is inevitable so when is it finally Apple's time to plateau?
There is a trend in our society of making an example of people. The high profile cases of Aaron Swartz, Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and others. Ruination calculated for their chilling effects. A chilling effect is the fear that dissuades further action.
Rajiv Joseph's latest work wrestles with a dark myth looming over the construction of the beautiful Taj Mahal. Despite being set centuries in the past, Guards at the Taj oftentimes seems like it's a play about the present.
In the last month more reports have emerged on the vulnerability of smart phone devices and the data contained on them, how that data is monitored, by which agencies, in a scope that keeps expanding in proportion to civil rights disappearing.
Today, we stand at a new frontier: wireless electricity transfer. Given the momentum of increasing wireless bandwidth and less cables required as a result, the last component of electrical hardware requiring wireless ability is the electricity required for them to operate. Being able to walk into your home and have your smartphone immediately begin recharging its batteries in your pocket may be a soon-to-be reality.
Possessing over 16.5% of the global GDP, China is not only a world economic powerhouse, but also a sheltered, stubborn society where superstitions and pseudoscience run amok. Contrary to popular belief with improvements of higher education and economic growth—which would lead one to assume that superstitious traditions and practices would eventually fade away—pseudoscience is gaining incredible momentum in China.
In highly competitive markets, managers can be more inclined to keep staff on who aren't high on moral principles but high on their sales tally. If all your competitors are doing the same, wouldn't you? Is it better to be a sheep or stick to a moral code and fall behind? When peoples' livelihoods, mortgages and children's college funds are on the line, a moral code often takes a lower priority compared to the interests of shareholders and management's values.