Robin Cook

March 24, 2014
Job fair

Interview Q&A as Corporate Mirror

Glassdoor posted its Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions, and they are – as advertised – quite odd. Judging by their weirdness, one can only imagine what the answers look like. But unconventional questions are a good thing. One reason is because these question types get people thinking in creative ways, […]
January 28, 2014
Josh Miller

Josh Miller: Co-founder of Branch Re-Envisions Online Conversation

Usually one doesn’t move into a dorm as a senior at Princeton… and then leave a couple of days later. But such is the logical next step of your life if you are Josh Miller, co-founder of Branch, an innovative social media tool that departs from the Twitter model by […]
January 16, 2014

The Public Detective: Sherlock Holmes Copyright Expires

A recent ruling by a federal judge in Chicago has apparently ushered Sherlock Holmes into the public domain. But, so as to dispense with the obligatory pun right away, all is not as elementary as it seems. The situation is complex because later Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes stories are still […]
January 1, 2014
Nelson Mandela

Mandela’s Gift: South Africa,Vacation Destination

The death of Nelson Mandela at age 95 is one of those profound moments at which point we take a sort of grand cultural, historical, and social inventory of all the good in the world. People in South Africa are busy celebrating his outsized life, moral grandeur, and enduring legacy. […]