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It's not you, it's my cost-benefit calculations

A commentary from McSweeney's.

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A pep talk for the self-employed

Freelance writer Anne Brinser Shelton has some thoughts on the office of one.

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A short history of the billionaire

In his new book of essays, "But Enough About You," Christopher Buckley delves into history's forgotten billionaires.

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Ever find it difficult to talk to your boss - or your boss's boss?

Chris Colin and Rob Baedeker, authors of "What to Talk About," have some tips.

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8 post-apocalpyse scenarios: The Day After the Debt Ceiling

The authors of "How to Win at Everything" share some predictions for what happens if Congress fails to agree about the Debt Ceiling.

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Passing notes in the back of Coursera

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, allow anyone to be a student. Retirees, soccer moms or radio commentator Beth Teitell.

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What would life be like without a cell phone?

Gary Sernovitz is the managing director of the investment firm Lime Rock Partners. And he doesn't have a cell phone.

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Why technology has ruined summer camp

Commentator Beth Teitell says technology is ruining the camp experience because it allows parents to monitor kids 24/7.

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Living life as a target-market female

What it's like to live in an advertiser's world of the target-market female, aged 25 to 45 years old.

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