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Features by Rob Walker

Marketplace ponders the age-old question: To call... or text?

More people are texing these days, and that's put our self-confessed "text resisting" commentator Rob Walker in a socially tricky spot.
Posted In: cell phone etiquette

The dog ate my paycheck

Commentator Rob Walker with an omnivore's dilemma. He doesn't eat everything in sight... but his dog does.
Posted In: Money dog paycheck self-employed

What percent are you, really?

The Occupy Wall Street movement has rallied around the phrase "We are the 99 percent," but you might be surprised what you can earn and still fit that description.
Posted In: #OccupyWallStreet, Occupy, wealth

Enough with being against Washington

Most Americans are not happy about what's going on in Washington. But commentator Rob Walker says playing the blame game isn't going to get us anywhere.
Posted In: Washington

Early Adopters: Meet your match

Early Adopters are buzz creators. So, what do you call someone who squashes that buzz?

Like: No "dislike" button on Facebook

Commentator Rob Walker talks about why adding a "dislike" button to Facebook is the opposite of what Facebook is all about.

Using failure as a way to succeed

You can learn a lot from failure. But focusing solely on the act of failing doesn't tell the whole truth about success.
Posted In: failure

The ad spin

The way of the future: Better, more relevant ads for products consumers want. Or is it?

Disliking the Facebook 'dislike'

Facebook has a "like" button. Now users want to share their disapproval, too.
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