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Reading of the Day (3/28/09)

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Business:
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/eda17b82-1b09-11de-8aa3-0000779fd2ac.html
Angela Merkel on G20 meeting what not to expect: imf reform agreement or any real solutions to the current situation

http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/3/27/713649/-Citi-tried-to-kill-o...
Citibank tried to kill our small business, local bank might save us

http://www.scottberkun.com/blog/2009/why-requirements-stink/
Requirements suck

Science/Technology/Programming:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090323092717.htm

Reading of the Day (3/25/09)

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Business:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bal-bz.underarmour24mar24,0,4345146...
Under Armour CEO cuts pay from 500,000-->26,000 (yes you read that right twenty six thousand) after not meeting growth targets

http://www.25hoursaday.com/weblog/2009/03/21/FacebookStreamRedesignDisru...
Mark Zuckerburg doesn't care about you or your stupid opinion about facebook

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601101&sid=atpOuT9eGjy4&refer=j...

Reading of the Day (3/18/09)

Average: 1 (4 votes)

Business:
http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2009/04/iceland200904?curren...
Fascinating article about iceland, land of elf inspectors, PhD, fish and aluminium

http://ka9q.livejournal.com/4059.html
Economics is NOT a zero-sum game.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/16/opinion/16krugman.html
Krugman: Europe's structural problems > US

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29740869/
Organ Black Market of Egypt

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a_0CHRWCFx4w&refer=h...
IBM to buy Sun?

Science/Technology:
http://www.caida.org/home/
Internet Data Analysis

Reading of the Day (3/16/09)

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business
http://market-ticker.org/archives/865-Reserve-Banking.html
fractional reserve banking: is it fraud?

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/03/introduction-to-ad-auction.html
understanding google ad auctions

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/14/technology/start-ups/14startup.html?_r...
people just starting their own companies after being tired of looking for jobs

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601039&sid=aQzRB3sWOivE&refer=c...
Moody's full of shit -- admit it to courts but don't want you to know

Reading of the Day (3/14/09)

Average: 2 (1 vote)

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10194354-38.html
HAPPY Pi Day!

Business:
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8f2829fa-0daf-11de-8ea3-0000779fd2ac.html?ncli...
Adam Smith's market never stood alone - Amartya Sen

http://danieltenner.com/posts/0005-starting-up-with-a-friend.html
Starting a business - things to clarify

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7938227.stm
Rich hit by ecnoomic crisis, gates #1 again

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/03/12/how-much-is-a-suggested-slot-on-twi...
$250,000 for twitter slot

Science/Technology:

Reading of the Day (3/1/09)

Average: 2.8 (5 votes)

Business:
http://www.wired.com/gadgets/wireless/magazine/17-03/mf_netbooks?current...
How netbook revolutionized computing... trickle up effect

http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2009/02/why-the-iphone.html
Why Japanese Hate The iPhone (guess that explains my hatred....)

http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb37/cjerv/bailoutmascot.jpg
New bailout mascot

http://strangemaps.wordpress.com/2009/02/26/362-greek-to-me-mapping-mutu...
It's all greek to me... or is it? map of what cultures use to express not understanding

Reading of the Day (2/26/09)

Average: 3.3 (4 votes)

Business:
http://www.forbes.com/2009/01/29/irs-high-income-personal-finance-taxes_...
Richest 400 pay lower tax rate than those earning 150k

http://awesome.goodmagazine.com/transparency/014/014-buying-whos-buying-...
where the money is spent

http://www.newgeography.com/content/00621-case-shiller-housing-price-ind...
Housing bubble (case schiller housing index graph)

http://tech.yahoo.com/news/pcworld/20090224/tc_pcworld/domainnameswedont...
Japan: the land beyond domain names

Reading of the Day (2/23/09)

Average: 2.6 (9 votes)

Business:
http://www.paulgraham.com/13sentences.html
13 sentences for startups. GREAT READ. Guy is part of Y Combinator

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/engineer...
Honda's profits, YES PROFITS, down 90%. THEY WERE PROFITABLE. Engineers running the company.

http://online.barrons.com/article/SB123396545910358867.html?mod=djemWR&p...
The D-process

http://blogmaverick.com/2009/02/09/the-mark-cuban-stimulus-plan-open-sou...
MARK CUBAN SOLUTION: open source funding. Pitch to him DIRECT

Reading of the Day (2/16/09)

Average: 3.3 (6 votes)

Business:
http://money.cnn.com/2009/02/16/news/international/japan_gdp/index.htm?p...
Japan's GDP falling at 12.6% per year

https://secure.wikileaks.org/leak/caryle-group-financial-crisis-2008.pdf
Interesting PDF from Carlyle group, focused on MENA region but addresses causes of crisis and its effects on private equity

http://consumerist.com/5150175/facebooks-new-terms-of-service-we-can-do-...
Facebook owns you, forever.

http://www.newsweek.com/id/184437
break em up, break em up, break em up.

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