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Jim Janicki, longtime Reading Odyssey reader, interviewed on Blog Talk Radio

Jim Janicki, longtime member and reader with the Reading Odyssey (and General Manager at Life Technologies Corporation), is interviewed here by VP of Human Resources at Life Technologies, Alison Jameson. Jim talks about why he’s a longtime member … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Emily Dickinson

The most triumphant Bird I ever knew or met Embarked upon a twig today And till Dominion set I famish to behold so eminent a sight And sang for nothing scrutable But intimate Delight. Retired, and resumed his transitive Estate– To what delicious … Continue reading

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Art Garfunkel is on a reading odyssey too

Art Garfunkel is on a reading odyssey too.If you are interested in what he has read, then you can visit his website where he’s posted the more than 1,000 books he’s read since 1968. You can browse year-by-year so you can see that in 1968 Art Garfu… Continue reading

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Google Wave – wait?

At the Reading Odyssey the goal is to use the simplest technology to engage adults in playing with the greatest ideas of humanity. We don’t get excited about technology for technology sake.We use Twitter, Facebook, blogs (obviously), websites, web… Continue reading

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FYI: my statement on the financial crisis: anger and responsibility

Here’s what I’d like a reporter somewhere to write on the financial crisis: I’m angry, you are angry. We are justified in being angry. As Charlie Munger said at his annual meeting this year, so much “knavery and foolishness” and greed is behind th… Continue reading

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Imaginary interview of Plato, Munger, New Yorker, Neiman…

Welcome to the Philosophical Cable Network. It’s Tuesday, September 23 and we have a wonderful morning conversation. Our guests are the Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger, philosopher Plato, New Yorker cartoons, and, at the end of… Continue reading

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FYI – my HS Latin teacher and the terrible train crash in LA

Folks, My high school Latin teacher, also an Anglican priest in Los Angeles, was injured in the terrible train crash in LA last week. But despite that he gave last rites to crash victims. He did so out of respect.”As a priest, he has a tool in his… Continue reading

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