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“Bill Gates said, ‘People often overestimate what will happen in the next two years and underestimate what will happen in ten.’ Don’t underestimate obedience over a long time. 88 more words


Patent trolls of the Piney Woods

In my latest Texas Monthly column, I discuss how the tiny East Texas town of Marshall became a haven for patent trolls. One of the few things that Barack Obama and Antonin Scalia may agree on is that Marshall may be the worst thing that ever happened to intellectual property law. 280 more words

Texas Monthly Column

Good News Fridays: Save Piney Woods Chapel

Piney Woods Chapel has been in the Fort McClellan community since around 1942, and it was scheduled to be demolished next week, but it has been put on hold.   266 more words

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The Final Four: African American Boarding Schools On The Verge Of Extinction

By William A. Foster, IV

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. 1,100 more words


Simplicity: It's Overrated

The simple life may be overrated.

My husband and I are both from small towns. And by small, I mean, small enough to know the names of every kid in your graduating class, first and last. 670 more words

June Evening in Texas

When I decided to participate in the 1 Day 1 World Project, I set a goal to do something new for the post each week.  475 more words