Monthly Archives: January 2011

Links: January 31 2011

After a brief 2-week hiatus, A4J is back! Here we go! Interesting map of college degrees in the U.S.: http://chronicle.com/article/Adults-With-College-Degrees-in/125995/ Crazy train-related news: http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2011-01/618776.html Why reality shows don’t work in Russia: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v33/n03/peter-pomerantsev/diary Interesting graphs on U.S. employment: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2011/01/21/its-so-much-better-or-worse-than-you-think.aspx  

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Links: January 17 2011

Here are some new links for your enjoyment… New IBM computer competing on Jeopardy (crazy): http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/13/ibms-watson-supercomputer-destroys-all-humans-in-jeopardy-pract/ Article on Japanese men and the evolving lack of sex drive: http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2011/01/13/no-sex-please-were-young-japanese-men/ SUPER shady reality show in San Francisco: http://www.sfweekly.com/2011-01-12/news/baitcar-tv-show-san-francisco-sfpd-crime/

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Links: January 12 2011

Aaaand here we go… Incredible 17GIG photo in Yosemite… cooooool (the zooming is nuts): http://www.wimp.com/gigapixelphoto/ Craaaazy medical advances: http://www.examiner.com/technology-in-national/contact-lenses-with-built-leds Interesting take on the left-wing/right-wing debate: http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2011/01/dont-blame-sarah-palin-just-stop-paying-attention.html More on the Arizona shooting fallout: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0111/47383.html#ixzz1AkI5zHxB Last but not least, an inspiring video … Continue reading

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Links: January 11 2011

Today is a special day: 1/11/11. We won’t see something that cosmically monumental… ok, until November. On to the links! What history tells us about gay marriage: http://www.bostonreview.net/BR36.1/cott.php The Tea Party and Arizona: http://harpers.org/archive/2010/07/0083023 Jon Stewart on the Arizona shootings… … Continue reading

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Links: January 5 2011

Great read about Mossad’s special agents and a botched assassination cover-up: http://www.gq.com/news-politics/big-issues/201101/the-dubai-job-mossad-assassination-hamas?printable=true New Orleans’ shifting political and demographic landscape: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2011/1101.vogt.html And finally, this story is about a homeless man with the gift of an amazing radio voice (please click on … Continue reading

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Links: January 3 2011

The first work day of the year is greeted, of course, with links designed to distract and excite. Crazy new Vietnam cave discoveries!! http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/01/largest-cave/peter-photography Interesting read on European unemployment: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/02/world/europe/02youth.html Mongolia, the new boom region? http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/01/02/welcome_to_minegolia On libertarianism… http://nymag.com/print/?/news/politics/70282/index5.html Sky-is-falling-financial-crisis-related-link-of-the-day: … Continue reading

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Links: January 2 2011

New year… new links! =) Wall Street and the new analytics: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/12/ff_ai_flashtrading/all/1 The evolution of nerdery: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/12/ff_angrynerd_geekculture/all/1 Portugal’s stance on battling drugs, and lessons for the U.S.: https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/26/AR2010122600610.html Background-worthy snapshot: http://www.flickr.com/photos/merwells/2783707423/sizes/l/in/photostream/ As always… enjoy!

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