Month: December 2008

Feature: What Gives You the Edge?

Feature: What Gives You the Edge? We humans are not all that different from animal species. We think we are, Descartes assured us we were, but recent research suggests that we’re not. It’s been discovered, for example, that chimpanzees use sticks to hunt for food, bees communicate with one another through complex dances, and birds

Feature: A Two-fer for Your Soul

Feature: A Two-fer for Your Soul Those of us who are in transition (and the rest of us who are worrying that we might soon be) often look at this, the last two weeks of the year, and think “holiday.” Searching for a decent employment situation is hard work, and we think it’s time for

Feature: The 18 Minute Expert Examination

Feature: The 18 Minute Expert Examination The Information Age has done much to expand access to knowledge. Sadly, it has also undermined the value of information. We’ve become a nation of indiscriminate information sponges. We absorb billions of bits of data-facts, analyses and opinions-and, all too often, we accord every single one of them the