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The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Why Does Time Fly?: Scientific American Time perception depends… QUOTE …people accurately judge whether a dot appears on the screen for shorter, longer or the same amount of time as another dot. However, when the dot increases in size so as to appear to be moving toward the individual — i.e. the dot is “looming” […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

The Truth About The Economy In 2 Minutes | MoveOn.Org He’s so right. QUOTE Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich said he could explain the problems with the economy in less than 2 minutes, 15 seconds—and he did it (with illustrations to boot). It’s great! Check it out. UNQUOTE tags: moveon economy robert_reich video recession Location […]

Pixels are too uniform

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

I’ve been decluttering for what seems like eons now. I’m sorting through old papers, selling things off on Used Victoria, and calling tradespeople to get things done around the house. This afternoon I lifted the lid off one of those cardboard storage boxes, thinking I could tackle a boatload of old letters and postcards. Of […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Industry clusters: The modern-day snake oil – The Washington Post Self-explanatory title. Vivek Wadhwa’s point about the importance of people is something that could apply to where I live, too: QUOTE The prerequisite for a regional innovation system is knowledgeable people who have the motivation and ability to start ventures. To succeed, these people need […]

Moving soon – wish to glide, not skid

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

The paragliders were out at Dallas Road cliffs today, on another windy (good for them) non-summery (not so good for the rest of us) day. (We have had a spectacularly disappointing spring and summer here on the northwest coast of North America.) I set myself a goal of writing again. But on this, the first […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies Useful reference for … QUOTE The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online UNQUOTE tags: socialmedia policy reference Innovation Depends on a Robust Manufacturing Sector – Technology Review Must-read article, America… (And Canada […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Q&A: Umair Haque on How to Beat Wall Street Once and for All « @ggregator QUOTE America is watching a great tragedy unfold: The collapse of the middle class. That society needs megabanks is, to put it kindly, a finely tailored piece of marketing. In fact, as I’ve written about a few months back, banks […]

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