Brimer: Crafting a new American future

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BUSINESS COLUMN | Brimer: Consumers, politicians and shaving cream?

Imagine the most epic can of shaving cream you have ever seen. The name brand is all upper-case in a white-on-blue design. A tagline is below, swooping along a curved red streak: YES YOU CAN have more aloe! Be the lather you wish to see in yourself! And let’s not forget the swirling blue poof […]

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BUSINESS COLUMN | Brimer: Pirates do fuzzy math

When you download an album for free, what is the music actually worth, economically speaking? Perhaps I should rephrase: What is the price of a CD divided by zero? The transformation of intellectual property into public goods appears to be a systemic problem of yet-unrealized magnitude, one that will only continue to grow and spread […]

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Brimer: Bring the Internet to the world

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. There’s a little-known office with a small staff but immense clout housed in the upper levels of Woolsey Hall. Known as the Office of Digital Dissemination, the administrators, strategists and fellows who work there are hard at work fulfilling the University’s mission to […]

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Brimer: A bit of the old ultra-finance!

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NOGAYS e-mailers explain their actions

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