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He was dressed in clothes far to large for him, clothes of the doctor's bigness; the cords of his face still moved with a semblance of life, but life was quite gone: and by the crushed phial in the hand and the strong smell of kernels that hung upon the air, Utterson knew that he was looking on the body of a self-destroyer.
"It looks like the antitrust winter is over," said Columbia University law professor Tim Wu, who chronicled the subject in his book "The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age."
But loving someone deeply, completely, demands a bigness, a bigness that can say, "I'm sorry" -- and really mean it!
The home of football is rapidly slipping down the capital's pecking order of 'bigness'.
Tim Wu, the Columbia law professor who coined the term "network neutrality," has a much cooler setting in his thin volume, The Curse of Bigness. Yet these two treatises on monopoly play well together.
But as Tim Wu reminds us in his new book, The Curse of Bigness, the place that shaped Brandeis's most influential thinking was not Boston but the smaller city where he grew up: Louisville, Kentucky.
"But because of the bigness of this and because we've moved cities there are great expectations for this and I will be nervous but that is part of the human condition."
Bigness can be special, but it comes with special responsibility and, hence, invokes special attention from regulators.
His comments apply not only to the goose-stepping Nazis he fled, but to the empire builders of today, whose "bigness" fuels their aggressive agendas.
The first is a Brandeisian school, epitomized in the title of Louis Brandeis's 1914 essay in Harper's Weekly, "The Curse of Bigness." Arguing for "regulated competition" over "regulated monopoly," he asserted that it was necessary to "curb[] physically the strong, to protect those physically weaker" in order to sustain industrial liberty.
These more human scale areas where people get together are the focus of Lifescapes Beyond Bigness, presented by the UAE's National Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, which opened on May 26.
The UAE's 'Lifescapes Beyond Bigness' exhibition aims to reveal another side to urbanism in the Emirates, one where 'the human scale' takes precedence.