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Jim Sinclair interview on Greece et al   20 Feb 12
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As always, worth watching. www.youtube.com/embed/1CdLsqaUQag

From sand to silicion   04 Feb 12
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Good background info about the stuff we use every day :-).

umumble.com/blogs/company_intel/385/

Android income report 9 January 2012   04 Feb 12
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droid-blog.net/2012/02/04/android-income-report-9-january-12/

Khan Academy -- like wikipedia a great resource!   03 Feb 12
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Online learning is the future.

www.khanacademy.org/

"Chasing Madoff" - The Real Story Behind the Largest Ponzi Scheme in History   02 Feb 12
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Amazing Interview on Financialsense. Enjoy the interview! Nothing beats real life!

www.financialsense.com/financial-sense-newshour/guest-expert/2012/02/02/j-prosserman/chasing-madoff-real-story-behind-largest-ponzi-scheme-in-history

Rovio gets it   01 Feb 12
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from the Guardian article below:

"We could learn a lot from the music industry, and the rather terrible ways the music industry has tried to combat piracy."

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"If we lose that fanbase, our business is done, but if we can grow that fanbase, our business will grow."

www.guardian.co.uk/technology/appsblog/2012/jan/30/angry-birds-music-midem

Paddy Ashdown: The global power shift   31 Jan 12
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Thanks to Brandon for the link. Good talk.

www.ted.com/talks/paddy_ashdown_the_global_power_shift.html

SPDY essentials   30 Jan 12
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Great google tech talk

www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNBkxA313kk

Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations   30 Jan 12
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Great Ted talk: Physicist Geoffrey West has found that simple, mathematical laws govern the properties of cities — that wealth, crime rate, walking speed and many other aspects of a city can be deduced from a single number: the city’s population. In this mind-bending talk from TEDGlobal he shows how it works and how similar laws hold for organisms and corporations.

www.ted.com/talks/geoffrey_west_the_surprising_math_of_cities_and_corporations.html

The cost of knowledge   27 Jan 12
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I really like the idea that knowlege should be free! Esp if it is founded with tax money!

Below is straight from the Tyler Neylon’s page:

Researchers taking a stand against Elsevier.

Academics have protested against Elsevier’s business practices for years with little effect. The main objections are these:

1 They charge exorbitantly high prices for their journals.

2 They sell journals in huge "bundles," so libraries must buy a large set with many unwanted journals, or none at all. Elsevier thus makes huge profits by exploiting their essential titles, at the expense of other journals.

3 They support measures such as SOPA, PIPA and the Research Works Act, that aim to restrict the free exchange of information.

If you would like to declare publicly that you will not support any Elsevier journal unless they radically change how they operate, then you can do so by filling in your details in the box below.

thecostofknowledge.com/

 

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