Signs of Our Times
In under a century, neon signs--part sculpture, part lighting, part billboard--have gone from marketing tool to tacky trash to folk art.
The Atlantic, September 2006
The Next Starbucks?
How massage went from the strip club to the strip mall
The Atlantic, July/August 2006
Need transplant donors? Pay them
Los Angeles Times, June 09, 2006When Kaiser Permanente forced kidney patients to transfer from the UC Davis and UC San Francisco transplant centers to its own fledgling program, it shortened their lives -- and created a scandal.
"Unfair" Kidney Donations
Forbes, June 03, 2006We don't expect a respected hospital to refuse a patient legal, nonexperimental, life-saving surgery for ideological reasons. But that's what Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, affiliated with Harvard Medical School, did to Lisa Cunningham. It's what New York University Hospital did to Herbert Greenfield.
Here's Looking at You, Kidney
How and why I became an organ donor -- and how I kept people from talking me out of it.
Texas Monthly, June 2006
With curved planters, Hammering Men, and now a $200 million expansion, NorthPark Center is more than a mall.
D Magazine, May 2006
The Container That Changed the World
The New York Times, "Economic Scene", March 23, 2006The political showdown over a Dubai company's plan to operate terminals at six American ports briefly focused public attention on one of the most significant, yet least noticed, economic developments of the last few decades: the transformation of international shipping.
The Poverty Puzzle
Review of The White Man's Burden, by William Easterly
The New York Times Book Review, March 17, 2006
Make It Work
Project Runway celebrates creativity and innovation. It also conveys tough-minded lessons about work in a competitive, market economy.
Forbes, March 11, 2006
A Pen for Your Thoughts
It’s possible to find an elegant writing instrument to fit your wardrobe, the season, or your mood as pen makers rethink writing
Spirit Magazine (Southwest Airlines magazine), March 2006