- Marginal Revolution: *Spin* magazine moves from a five star system to ten - Granularity of ratings is an interesting topic. Sometimes you legitimately want more. However, I think it's also true--as the discussion here goes into--that more granularity often just gives an excuse to not make hard and fast distinctions.
- The Long Now Blog » Blog Archive » We are programmed to be interrupted. - This strikes me as mostly true.
- The Angry Drunk » Scoble Just Doesn’t Get It - Hee hee. "Social Networking is not Marketing; but the inability to grasp that fact is the defining characteristic of the New Media Douchebag. To a NMD like Scoble, every interaction; from posting a Twitter update, to talking to a person in a bar, to uploading a picture of their cat is an opportunity to promote the semi-mythical “personal brand” that they’ve built around themselves. This is something that makes the New Media Douchebags almost tragic figures to me; and is the main reason why I don’t bag on them as much as I could."
- Do You Know Who Owns Trader Joe’s? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com - Interesting trivia.
Friday, February 20, 2009
Posted by Gordon Haff at 10:15 AM