Joe Nocera

12/11/2014 - 4:27pm

    Herta Kriegner, a graphic artist from Austria, likes the German word "über." It conveys, she told me recently, both a European sensibility and a sense of going "above and beyond" for a customer. In fact, she likes the word so much that 15 years ago, when she started her own small...

12/11/2014 - 3:27pm

    Not long after the NCAA came down on Penn State three years ago, after the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal, a small group of rabid Penn State supporters began circulating emails to each other. A few journalists were also among those receiving the...

12/04/2014 - 3:41pm

    I attended Wells Fargo Securities' "2nd Annual E-Cig Conference" last week, and if I had to describe the mood of the speakers it would be a cross between cautious optimism and deep frustration.

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12/04/2014 - 2:48pm

    Since the early 1990s, the consensus view in the climate science community has been that if the world is going to escape the most catastrophic consequences of climate change, it needs to keep the average global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees...

11/27/2014 - 7:14pm

    The Uber app is a thing of beauty.

    You click a button, and it immediately shows you your location. You hit another button, and it tells you how quickly an Uber car will arrive to take you where...

11/27/2014 - 6:54pm

    This week marks the fifth anniversary of Sergei Magnitsky's death in a Russian prison. He was 37 years old, a member of the emerging middle class who worked as a lawyer for a man named Bill Browder, the leader of the largest Russia-only investment firm...

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