All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great more robust, sophisticated and...– An Interview with Douglas Adams, Winter 1998-1999
Social Networks in Plain English - love the way he explains things
A Short History of Progress - so depressing it... →
Deborah Tannen: Men and Women →
This is gold - so many conflicts between men and women are solved.
Inside Google Book Search: Dive into the meme pool... →
This is huge - finding out ideas, thoughts and quotations have resonated throughout the books of past and present.
A Mother's Journey: 2007 Pulitzer Prize for... →
An unbelievably touching photo journey of a mom-son fight against cancer.
I can tell you’ve never been to prison. I recently spent almost two-and-a-half...– jimgoad.net /// YOU MEET THE NICEST PEOPLE IN PRISON
Flickr Related Tag Browser →
very pretty and useful design for finding photos
1. Wealth without work 2. Pleasure without conscience 3. Knowledge without...– “Seven Blunders of the World” by Mahatma Gandhi
Privacy: Your Facebook profile will soon be... →
Your Facebook profile will soon be available to search engines unless you disable search engine indexing in Facebook’s Privacy Settings for Search.
Sticky Ideas Workshop (Part 6): Stories →
We humans are story-telling creatures. On the face of it, telling stories seems absurd, for anything other than entertainment, and yet throughout the various societies of humankind, and throughout all the history we’ve uncovered in dusty libraries and remote archaeological sites, humans have told stories not just to entertain, but to teach, to build and strengthen social ties, to convey the...
Online Books, Poems, Short Stories - Read Print →
Like the gutenberg project, but web 2.0 and easier to read.
Digital Audio: Remove Vocals from MP3s with... →
Want to make a quick and dirty Karaoke track from an MP3 or make a new instrumental-only ringtone for your newly hacked iPhone? Prolific YouTube how-to video maker jimmycron steps through how to remove the vocal track from some MP3s using the free open source Audacity. Getting rid of the vocals won’t work on all songs (it should work best on stereo tracks with the vocals centered), but if...
Yellow Pages in your Pocket →
Rumors are swirling around that there will be a gPhone soon (the Google Phone). Google is turning into an operating system company. Apple = = > Apple, while Microsoft = = > Google. My non-inside prediction of what the third-generation phone they ship will be like: (Relatively) free (Relatively) open Ad supported So, any carrier can offer it (hence the free part), any developer can...
blog.pmarca.com: Age and the entrepreneur, part 1:... →
Generally, productivity — output — rises rapidly from the start of a career to a peak and then declines gradually until retirement. This peak in productivity varies by field, from the late 20s to the early 50s, for reasons that are field-specific. Precocity, longevity, and output rate are linked. “Those who are precocious also tend to display longevity, and both precocity and...
The four kinds of luck and how to get them as an... →
We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France,...– Winston Churchill after the evacuation of Dunkirk
think:lab: What the educational system needs to... →
Labor Day →
Seth Godin explains why hard work is different now than before.
Learn How to Write Titles to Get Traffic and... →
Cult of the Amateur Debate - Andrew Keen v Emily... →
This man is absolutely ridiculous. It makes me furious for him to establish his elitist ideas that only “professional” musicians, journalists, etc should be allowed to say what culture is. We should be reveling at the fact that the Internet has allowed billions of people the freedom of self-expression. If artists and journalists can’t survive in this new world, it’s because...