April 6, 2006
Blogger, The Jane Galt Line, and
global agenda correspondent, The Economist
in a lively conversation
Freedom to Fail
Jane Galt will argue that our cultural and institutional embrace of failure is one of the reasons that American society continues to be the main engine of innovation for the global economy.
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is Jane Galt? Don't despair! Ms. McArdle will give you the
answer! Listen to Ms. McArdle at Junto on April 6!
Meanwhile, here are some clues:
Late twenties, female, 6' 2'', an undisclosed number of pounds. Brown hair, green eyes, pug nose and freckles. Rumored to look like an overgrown elf.
Education: Too much. BA from the
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 1994, English Literature and
Economics. MBA from the University of Chicago, Class of 2001, Economics and a number of other things.
Previous Employment: Startup victim, editorial assistant, network engineer, investment banking summer associate.
Later, sort of an executive copy girl at the World Trade Center disaster site.
Do you have any hobbies? I cook well, read a lot (obviously), follow the Yankees (religiously), go out a couple of nights a
week . . . what the hell, you don't care. Time for cute doggie
Don't you have better things to do than work on
your web page all the time? Don't you have better things to do than email me with silly questions?