Reviewing Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead"
On the Newsstand:Google
HPR writers Jenny Choi and Harleen Gambhir are liveblogging straight from Sanders Theater, where Sheryl Sandberg speaks today.
We must use our privilege as students in the free world to keep the memory of the Tiananmen Square movement alive.
Why social media increasingly raises privacy concerns.
Why the Internet blackout shouldn’t signal an end to the fight against online piracy
With "Search Plus Your World", Google finally tips the hand it's been holding since the summer.
While Google+ may represent a better product than Facebook, Harvard Political Review Editor-in-Chief Max Novendstern is unimpressed. Novendstern suggests that Google+ is not a triumph, but rather a failure of a company that has thus far provided innovative products. Google+ may work well, but it simply does not offer anything new, and for that reason Google has finally sold out. ... Read More
The meaning of Google+ When I first encountered Google+, I was delighted. And then, shortly after that, I was bored. Like so many American cultural events – like the premiere of The Hills or the release of George W. Bush’s memoir – Google+ manages to evoke delight and boredom simultaneously, to give one the feeling of beholding something beautiful and ... Read More
The historical precedent for Google's "Knowledge Group"
I have two points to make in response to Alastair’s most recent post — first, that I’m happy that he wrote it, because the issue of savings and culture is very important; and second, that I’m a bit dismayed about what he wrote, because I don’t it’s actually correct. First, agreement: one of the defining stories of the coming decade will be ... Read More
Pieces like this Newsweek one come out every so often. They compare today’s Apple to the Apple that lost against Microsoft, insisting that Apple is doomed to repeat history and stumble in the battle against Google: Meanwhile, Android is already outselling Apple, according to market researcher NPD…My sense is that today’s Apple event marks an important tipping point—the point where Android ... Read More
As long as Hong Kong’s economy is booming, calls for democracy will remain on the backburner
Apart from being an excellent excuse to boost web traffic with pictures of bikini-clad women (cf. The Huffington Post), you may not have seen Lebanese journalist Hanin Ghaddar’s very interesting article last week in Foreign Policy comparing American and Lebanese reactions to the Rima Fakih story. In America: Not many people — let along beauty pageant winners — have been accused ... Read More
Sam, I agree with you that Rand Paul is off base in his remarks about the Civil Rights Act, but I have a few quibbles about the way you make your argument. (I see that when you aren’t going after Ayn, you are going after Rand with equal intensity. Young libertarians seem to love the Rands as much as young collectivists seem to despise them!) Now I ... Read More