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The Pan-Asian Dream

Jonathan E. Hillman— In 1995, Mahathir revived a plan for a “pan-Asian” railway network. Versions of the idea have existed since the early 1900s, when British and French colonialists built some of the region’s first tracks and began drafting plans for more extensive networks. The concept resurfaced in an even

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“Railway” exhibit leaves WSJ reporter “wanting more”

Today’s Wall Street Journal features an enthusiastic review of the Nelson-Atkins Museum’s exhibit “Art in the Age of Steam: Europe, America, and the Railway, 1830-1960,” in which the author praises the “outstanding” essays collected in the accompanying catalog published by the Yale University Press. With more than 250 illustrations, The

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Technology’s future and past: The Internet and The Railway

The Technology Liberation Front’s Adam Thierer reviewed Jonathan Zittrain’s The Future of the Internet–And How to Stop It. Finding the book interesting, he recommended–and later, implored–his readers to pick up a copy. Zittrain’s provocative ideas about “generative” and “sterile” appliances inspire Thierer’s extensive response and the comments that follow. “It’s

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