Thursday, September 3, 2009

News & Links List

"Checkmate for a Wall Street wizard?
When Lehman, AIG, and Merrill Lynch were in crisis a year ago, Chris Flowers could be found at the scene. He survived the maelstrom - but now he has his own billion-dollar problems to worry about."
HatTip to Patrick P. Great read.

"A VC Model for the New Economy: 'Back to the Future'" peHUB

"India's Idle Tech Talent" Forbes, Sramana Mitra

"Google Wave Starting To Crest" BNET

"Google Executive to Quit" WSJ
Kai-Fu Lee is leaving.

"The Influentials: New Approaches for Analyzing Influence on Twitter" Web Ecology Project

"The Pennsylvania Start-up That Changed The World"
'How Oil Creek Valley beat Silicon Valley to the punch by 150 years.'

"Predicting the Future" InsideWork, Al Lunsford
By coincidence, Al discusses some of the oil industry's history written in the Forbes article above.

"A Generous Economy
What should be the heart of an economic system?"
Inside Work, Dan Wooldridge

"Healthcare activist bites off finger of counter-demonstrator, authorities say" LA Times
It's amusing to hear some comments from the Left stating how much bigger the 65 year old man was than the 30-something man that bit off his finger. Hello? The man is 65 years old.

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