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Monthly Archives: November 2008

links for 2008-11-30

Mumbai attacks: Al-Qaeda methods & ideology | ABS-CBN News Online Beta
Interesting article tying targets, tactics and past terrorist acts to what happened in Mumbai and Al Qaeda
(tags: news)

links for 2008-11-29

Today November 28th is buy nothing day
(tags: green culture)

links for 2008-11-28

YouTube - 3G iPhone Ad vs Real World: A performance comparison
Authencity and credibility are two important words in today's marketing world. Again, I don't think Mac fans will see much of a problem here, but Apple already seen some of their ads pulled out (from the US in August and from England this month, for [...]

links for 2008-11-27

Trends in Japan - CScout Japan Blog » Mote Job, attractive work for attractive young women
“Moteru” (or “mote” for short) generally means “attractive” (as in, to the opposite sex) in Japanese Aimed at 20-somethings, the site lists jobs in categories such as beauty, medical care, apparel, and cafes. These are apparently all safe jobs that [...]

links for 2008-11-26

Pension Pulse: Quebec Inc. in Dire Straits?
(tags: economics quebec)

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We asked the same question and it took us somewhere new. Gone were the lazy days of summer. A cool breeze swept the streets with leaves under foot and the [...]

links for 2008-11-25

Offbeat Guides
Building your own personalized travel guide couldn’t be easier. In five simple steps you tell us where you’re going, where you’re coming from, your name, and when you’ll be there. That’s it!
Of course, if you want more control over what goes into your travel guide, you can customize it by removing chapters not relevant [...]

links for 2008-11-24

Swedish CEO says he will work for free - Yahoo! News
Lars G. Nordstrom isn't the only CEO being criticized these days for earning too much money during the world financial crisis. But he may be one of the few who has reacted by deciding to work for free.
Since becoming head of the Swedish postal service [...]

links for 2008-11-23

what a mess
another reason for me to stay messy ….
"Littered desk in study belonging to Albert Einstein, April 1955"
(tags: photography culture)

Alinea - Mosaic
Get access to the recipe of the #1 restaurant in the US. No kidding.
(tags: food recipe culture)

links for 2008-11-21

Remind Me by Röyksopp
Information design video clip. There's so many stuff picture there, I don't know where to begin …
(tags: music infographics)

Opening of "ain't no sorry" at the museum of moder art, Warsaw
That's, I don't know. The word .. it's not disturbing … it's not funny … I think there's no word to quite describe [...]

links for 2008-11-20

A critic of Malcolm Gladwell
The bigger criticism of Gladwell is not that he’s unoriginal but that he’s unserious—that he takes substantive academic work and applies it to frivolous things (epidemiology and Hush Puppies, anyone?). While such an approach may endear him to business elites, it often infuriates cultural and political ones. Leon Wieseltier, the literary [...]