John Irving explains why he believes fear makes for better stories than happiness — he is the author of several critically acclaimed books.
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John Irving’s new novel is the work of a mature and mellowed author trying to understand what drives him to write
The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — absorb the WWDC keynote. iOS7, OS/10 Mavericks, Macbook Air refresh, and iTunes Radio were the big bullets, but underlying the event was the resurgence of Apple as the leader in setting the agenda. Not everyone buys this perspective, of course. @scobleizer sees this as the assignment of RIM and Microsoft to the dustbin of history. But wait, there’s XBox.
@dbfarber provides the context, @kevinmarks the technopop view, and I watch from the comfort of my living room as Apple TV looms, the elephant in the room. 1080P HD straight into the living room, iOS7′s control panel makes AirPlay one scroll and click away. Apple no longer feels haunted by the ghost of Steve Jobs; they’re having fun again in Cupertino.
@stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @dbfarber, @kevinmarks
Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor
Colville Tribe Sues Over Pollution In The Columbia: The Colville Tribe and the state of Washington face off against a Canadian mining giant next month over decades of pollution in the Columbia River. They blame a lead and zinc smelter plant operated by Teck in Trail, BC. Colville Business Council