Archives for August 2010

Whispering Pines: As Maine Goes…

In his monthly “Whispering Pines” essay, John R. Cross ’76 remembers an important photography exhibition and how it helped shape the Maine we know today.

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Video: Ken Chenault ’73 ‘Beyond the Boardroom’ (Hulu)

Jonathan Tisch interviews American Express CEO Ken Chenault ’73 for the CNBC program Beyond the Boardroom.

Friending Your Computer: Why People Treat Devices Like Humans (Wall St. Journal)

Mounting research suggests that people treat computers and other technologies with the same social rules and expectations usually reserved for other humans.

Robert E. Peary: Bowdoin Exhibition, Doll on the Move

After a successful run of more than two years, the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum exhibition Northward Over the Great Ice: Robert E. Peary and the Quest for the North Pole is closing, but “plush Peary” continues his travels.