Cool Friend Rowan Gibson also mentioned Tom in a post about innovation.
There's an interesting debate over national academic standards at the New York Times' site.
Cool Friend Deborah Tannen's first book was You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation. Now she's writing about what may be an even tougher conversational path to navigate, families, in her new book, You Were Always Mom's Favorite.
Too much of a good thing? Crowdsourcing comes to recipes and chaos reigns.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
What we're talking about
on the front page.