Ed Driscoll

The Global Village Elder People

In his nifty “D.I.Y.” song from 1978, Peter Gabriel sang the praises of Do It Yourself:

When things get so big, I don’t trust them at all

You want some control — you’ve got to keep it small

But that was a long time ago. These days, Peter sounds much less entrepreneurial–as does one-time uber-entrepreneur Richard Branson:

Nelson Mandela celebrates his 89th birthday tomorrow in Johannesburg, launching a humanitarian campaign along with former President Jimmy Carter, ex-UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other