Eric Schmidt, the political donation, and the attempt to censor Google search results – what really happened
For those of you whose interest was piqued by the throwaway line in the New York Times report on the new Google biography by Steven Levy, and who can’t wait to buy the book on 12 April, more info on that allegation against chief executive Eric Schmidt.
Number 554. An earlier version of the same story, right, was number 553 of my Questions to Which the Answer is … You get the idea.
Thanks to Maurice Cousins.
Wars are won with force, and force in the 21st century is manifested in fire power and ammunition. To the hapless rebel, the man who has lived his life in the shadows of brutality and the silhouettes of barbarism, a gun is a beautiful thing. Likewise, In a society built on inequality and oppression, bullets can quickly become the only equaliser, and hold the promise of emancipation.
The South Downs National Park was formally inaugurated today – but is moving into a home in a national park a bonus or a bind? Our Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver puts on his hiking boots to find out.
By Alan Cleaver | | Friday, 1 April 2011 at 2:55 pm
Michael Kim speaks to former NCAA basketball coach Tom Penders about his predictions for the NCAA Final Four this weekend
There’s a lot to admire about Sachin Tendulkar: the grace of his batting; his longeveity; his fundamental decency as a human being despite being more scrutinised than perhaps any other sportsman in the world. And then there are all the runs.
Once again, Oliver Kamm, from whom I borrowed the idea of recording Questions to Which the Answer is No,* proves that the original is better than the cover. The above is a headline taken from Huffington Post, which Oliver spotted. Number 552 in a series more than halfway to its first thousand.
With the Monarch of the League, Queens Park Rangers, away from the eyes of supporters until Monday, tomorrow’s spot-light falls on Norwich and Swansea as they wrestle for second place.
“Right, so we’re now getting down to the nitty-gritty end of the season,” wrote one Norwich follower, whose side sit nine points behind Neil Warnock’s Rangers [...]
Just a footnote on the further €24billion of recapitalisation the Irish banks need to keep them going.
Shortly before Christmas last a bunch of financial journalists, myself included, were summoned at short notice to the Irish embassy in London to meet the minister of foreign affairs, Michael Martin, who was offering a briefing on the state [...]
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