Daily Archives: January 19, 2011

Gideon Rachman

One of my favourite web-sites is The Browser. It’s a site that I think is technically known as an aggregator – in other words, it pulls together interesting articles from all over the web. The site was co-founded by Robert Cottrell, a former colleague of mine, who now (amongst other things) runs a bookshop in Latvia. The Browser highlights whatever amuses or interests Robert, at any given moment. I see that the front-page currently includes a long and serious article on Afghanistan’s opium wars; a funny piece from GQ on a web-site that specialises in leering articles on celebrities’ sex-lives; and a short blog post on how to choose the best title, for almost anything. Read more