Tuesday, August 18, 2009

News & Links List

How the brain hard-wires us to love Google, Twitter, and texting. And why that's dangerous."

"MySpace’s iLike buy raises questions about Facebook" VentureBeat

"How a 'Made' Startup Was Clipped" Gawker
iLike went from a "billion dollar winner" to a fire sale company in 2 years. Ah, life in the startup fast lane...

"Android v. iPhone Religious Battle Rages Within TechCrunch"
Very amusing...

"Jeff Jarvis Tries To Save Local News (With Spreadsheets!)" TechCrunch

"The Fallacy Of The Link Economy" paidContent.org

"It Ain't The Link, It's What You Do With The Traffic" TechDirt

"On the link economy" Jeff Jarvis

"Google's Varian: Search scale is 'bogus'" CNET

"The rise of the $299 Wal-Mart laptop" CNET

"Evoking the romance of space travel, 1940s style" CNET's Geek Gestalt

"Japan emerges from recession" CNN

"Turnaround Firm Fills Coffers To Fund Troubled Start-Ups" WSJ

"5 Personal Core Competencies for the 21st Century" BNET

"Valerie Jarrett Heckled By Some At Netroots Nation" The Huffington Post

"Palin Wins
If she's dim and Obama is brilliant, how did he lose the argument to her?"
WSJ, James Taranto

"Conservative columnist Robert Novak dies at 78" Chicago Tribune

"The Robert Novak I Knew" The Washington Post's PostPartisan

"Bye-Bye, Dubai" Fast Company

"Success in Afghanistan lies where religion and politics meet
US counterinsurgency strategy must take account of Pashto-Islamist justice."
by Chris Seiple

"Young Muslims: The Battle for Hearts and Minds" The Washington Post's The Faith Divide

"Bolt lowers 100-meter mark to 9.58" ESPN

"All-Time Greatest Golfers" Golf.com

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