Interview with Michael Gilbert

Philanthropy News Digest is running a great interview with Michael Gilbert, one of the foremost leaders in the nonprofit tech world. I agree with a lot of what he has to say. His Nonprofit Online News site is one of my favorite destinations on the Web.

On Dunces and Kathmandu

I’m reading a couple different books these days. John Kennedy Toole’s “A Confederacy of Dunces” is hilarious and richly imagined, and “Video Night in Kathmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East,” by Pico Iyer, is a revealing portrait of contemporary Asia.

Economist’s Christmas edition

The Economist’s Christmas edition is brilliant. Don’t miss their fascinating articles about Filipinas living in Hong Kong, “The Bridget Jones Economy”, and the strange story of the Pacific island of Nauru.