A very telling graph should depict at a glance what’s going on with newspaper subscriptions. Any doubts about what the future holds for delivery of the news?
50 Extraordinary and Attractive Billboards. Love the gu___ess billboard.
Boris Epstein does a thorough post on using Facebook for professional networking. I’ve always considered LinkedIn more suited for professional networking, but the post lays out a reasonable approach for making something useful of Facebook as well. (You will have to ignore all the quizzes and zombie games though.)
Some of these vintage ads are pretty disturbing — makes me wonder what they’ll say about the current crop of ads in 50 years?
Just skimmed The Startup Entrepreneur’s Guide To Risk Management: good piece. I always knew my background in risk management was an entrepreneurial asset, but it’s often little-appreciated in context. Tidbit: there’s a 35% chance you’ll
be killed by one of the survive all ten items you have a 90% chance of getting right.
Malcolm Gladwell interviewed in The Independent: “‘One day, I’ll write a really nerdy book’… but until then, Malcolm Gladwell will be the rock star of non-fiction. As he embarks on a British tour, the author talks to David Usborne about plane crashes, Gordon Brown – and why Obama’s election was a true tipping point”
A Website Magazine article covers Free/Open Source alternatives to software from Microsoft & Co. It’s a little Ubuntu-centric (I’d recommend Mandriva, PCLinuxOS, OpenSuSE…) and misstates one point: OpenOffice is not Ubuntu’s office suite, it’s Sun’s, and is the office suite Ubuntu commonly uses.