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Meet Nardwuar, The Greatest Interviewer In The World

No one does their homework like this Canadian DJ, who’s been surprising your favorite musicians since the ’80s.

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Nardwuar, the Human Serviette is a journalist famous for his interviews with all your favorite artists, but you’ve probably never heard of him. If you have, you know that he’s hands-down the best interviewer in music journalism today and you know that’s not an exaggeration. Born John Ruskin, the 46-year-old radio DJ is from Vancouver, Canada — which he reps every chance he gets.

Nardwuar got his start in radio. He stills runs a show on the public radio station CiTR-FM, where he’s worked since the mid-’80s.

Nardwuar got his start in radio. He stills runs a show on the public radio station CiTR-FM, where he's worked since the mid-'80s.

He’s also in a punk band of his own, The Evaporators.

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His schtick can be a lot to take in at first encounter.

His schtick can be a lot to take in at first encounter.

He’s loud and shrill, he speaks very fast and excitedly, and he dresses like a Scottish bagpipe player or a PGA golfer. But all of this seems to function to both stun and ease whomever he’s interviewing.

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Espresso In Yunnan, China: Nestlé’s New Mannequin

At the century’s turn, Yunnan’s southern hills were planted almost exclusively tea. And then came Nestlé, bringing coffee growing and new wealth to the region. For Wouter De Smet, manager of Nestlé Coffee Agriculture Service, “tea is in the heart of those farmers, but coffee is in their purse!” Indeed, compared to tea (the […]

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Podcast Episode #114: The Lady Who was the Most Profitable Pirate in Historical past

In this episode, you’re going to learn about a little-known woman who rose from being a prostitute to arguably the most successful pirate in history and who ultimately managed to retire and get off, not only scot-free, but elevated to nobility. Don’t miss future episodes of this podcast, subscribe here: iTunes | RSS/XML You can [&hellip

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Abuse From Patent Pools

While patent talks in D.C. remain focused on “patent trolls” and the prolonged efforts in the Senate to mark up a counterpart bill to the already-passed Innovation Act, the damaging effects of another patent area loom large for consumers.

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SungardASVoice: Changing Danger Ignorance with Danger Intelligence

By Larry Chase

Businesses routinely struggle in the risk management space to highlight and proactively address operational and hazardous risks in the same real-time manner as their counterparts in the financial and strategic forums. Yet the real-time risk intelligence is out there – readily available and free on the Internet, including social media, Google Earth, countless 24-hour news sites, and weather and sports feeds.