1/18/2008; 1:00:55 AM Pacific.

In Today's World, the Well-Rested Lose Respect

From Bill Clinton to Martha Stewart, many successful people brag about how little sleep they need. But sleep researchers say some people sneak in some extra shut-eye during the day, and the truly sleep-deprived usually pay a price.

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The fine print. This landing page is part of the new app that I'm working on, which is a tool for subscribing to and downloading podcasts, otherwise known as a podcatcher. When you set a pref in this app, new podcasts are posted to a Twitter account as they arrive, so that people you know can know what you're listening to, and may choose to listen themselves. There's a place to comment, of course. The cool thing about it, I think, is that if you share a podcast and I do, they both point to the same landing page, so our communities intermix based on who liked that podcast. Who knows where this goes? But it's interesting, imho. DW