In May 2014, Alexis C. Madrigal wrote about the resilience of the computer mouse.
In September 2009, James Parker reflected on the famous festival and the documentary that brought it to the screen.
The year you were born, Townsend Hoopes wrote about the series of influences that led President Lyndon B. Johnson to de-escalate the conflict in Vietnam.
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High was released in 1982.
In May 2016, Bourree Lam wrote about the history of the Dow Jones.
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“It was thought that all borders between men had similarly disintegrated, and we were all destined to be free and empowered individuals in a global meeting place,” wrote Robert Kaplan 20 years later.
In August 2011, Jamie Holmes wrote about how SMS is the driving force behind technology-enabled changes in commerce, crime, political participation, and governing in the developing world.
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In August 2016, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about how Lopez helped shape internet searching.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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