| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Popular writer Jonah Lehrer, who focuses on the science of the mind, moves from Wired to the New Yorker....
| Nov 2, 2010
Wray Herbert is thinking about your brain. He concludes that your thinking may be so ancient that you're making more mistakes than you'd prefer.
In "On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits" (Crown Publishers, 2010), the author writes...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Professional Experience: I have worked at KSPR since February of 2007. I started out as a production assistant; editing video for newscasts, running the audio board and operating studio cameras. In August of 2007 I became a photojournalist and have...
| May 31, 2012
Life is different driving 200 miles an hour.
The magnitude of what you're doing — traveling fast enough to lift a loaded Boeing 747 off the ground — is belied by a surprisingly calm environment. It's quiet, almost, save for some low wind...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Malcolm Gladwell, author of best-selling books like The Tipping Point and Outliers, said in a recent interview that people in 50 years won’t remember Steve Jobs. On the other hand, Gladwell does believe Bill Gates will go down in history, not for...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Where I live there's someone next door who I guess is learning to play guitar. I've never seen this person and don't know who he or she is; all I know is that when I walk by the house, I hear the student practicing. What's cool is that as the weeks go by,...
| Oct 24, 2011
Most middle-age guys, especially impeccably groomed, quietly confident, North Shore-bred corner-office-types, might take a passing comparison to George Clooney in stride, with an aw-shucks grin or self-deprecating chuckle.
But Challenger, Gray &...
| Aug 6, 2012
When Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire.
Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:54 PM
When it comes to responding to public information acts quickly, the state's larger jurisdictions could learn a lot from tiny Havre de Grace.
Back in May, about 40 members from the state and seven local governments attended the Global Retail Real Estate...