Clement Tan

  • Why The Latest Nigerian Unrest Should Matter More

    If the Obama administration is really interested in conducting America's foreign relations differently, it should take a deep seated interest in the…

  • Inflation is a tax on cash balances and on fixed-interest loans. It is not an efficient tax, but few taxes actually imposed in our political system…

  • Some may view buying a house as putting down roots, but Michael now sees it as accepting chains of bondage. Living in a RV park grants a kind of…

  • But if Gates is really invested in "teaching" the public about the absurdity of all this...then he had best start with those who assume that racism…

  • We think of price as objective, flat, purely informational, but it is not. Price sparks emotion like little else. Price can lead us to make decisions…

  • Back home, we newspaper guys tend to get nervous with the entertainment quest, seeing that as potentially minimizing an air of authority, and have a…

  • And we ought to be careful in how broadly we apply the term "hero", in any genre, lest we diminish its meaning for those who are truly deserving of…

  • So my advice to my students is this: Follow your heart. Remember why you entered this field. Do what you really love to be doing, and don't worry…

  • Secretary Of State, Not Superwoman

    Commentary on Clinton's speech focused on politics--and missed the substance.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

How new platforms are transforming radio, TV, print, and digital

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The Place Where Silent Movies Sing

How an antique, wind-powered pipe organ brings films to life

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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