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Myanmar Dispatch: A General Kicked Off Facebook Can Still Glorify Military at Grandiose Museum

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — In the colossal museum built by Myanmar’s military to honor itself, the general barred from Facebook has his face up everywhere.His portrait graces the cavernous entrance hall of the museum, with its soaring ceilings and marble floors. In an exhibition recounting Myanmar’s martial history, his photo is at the top of a pyramid of 32 framed shots of other military leaders.In other halls, his image hangs alone.For years, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, one of the most powerful people in Myanmar, presided over ruthless campaigns targeting minority groups along Myanmar’s borders. Irrawaddy R. Andaman Sea By The New York TimesUnder his charge, the military…

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Corner Office: Marc Benioff of Salesforce: ‘Are We Not All Connected?’

The summer before my junior year, I worked for Apple. There was a pirate flag on the roof. There was a motorcycle in the lobby. Steve Jobs was running between the two Macintosh buildings. It was a big scene.What did you do there? No one was really paying attention exactly to what I was doing. I wrote this piece of software which was a game called “Raid on Armonk,” which was where IBM’s headquarters were at the time. And my manager said to me, “No, no. You cannot do this.”What did you do after college? I wrote a business plan for a network-type company based on something…

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