Daily Digest for 2008-12-30

twitter (feed #3) 9:39pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@howardlindzon re GMAC: It’s also a huge mortgage holder, which drives sense of "urgency." But it doesn’t need saving, just liquidating.
twitter (feed #3) 11:10pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

If you like baseball like I like baseball, this piece recalling the "deadball era" will entertain. http://bit.ly/10KBR
twitter (feed #3) 11:12pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

No shit, Sherlock? A tobacco company lied about the risks of smoking in China starting in the 90s! http://bit.ly/qyGr
twitter (feed #3) 11:15pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Welcome to life with a single parent, Tripp Palin(another dumb name). Plans to marry in 2009? Alaskan coy, those Palins http://bit.ly/15LB9
twitter (feed #3) 11:17pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Vanity Fair’s history of the Bush Admin. Summary: The unprepared meet the unexpected, failing to learn every time. http://bit.ly/CdSd
twitter (feed #3) 11:18pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

me go read books now. goodnight.
twitter (feed #3) 12:00pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

I’ll say this for GMAC, at least they are putting bailout money to work increasing credit. http://bit.ly/17ThS
twitter (feed #3) 12:09pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Spider monograph by 18th Century "freelance natural historian" Carl Wilhelm Hahn who founded arachnology. Beautiful. http://bit.ly/4f51
twitter (feed #3) 12:17pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Purely because the headline is boldly nonchalant: This is what a luxury dildo factory in China looks like http://bit.ly/cgO8
lastfm (feed #8) 12:28pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:31pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:36pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:39pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:44pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:46pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 12:50pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@petershaplen with 100 million upwardly mobile Chinese women, the peasants get what they’ve always gotten in China. Mao and now.
lastfm (feed #8) 12:53pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 12:57pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 1:00pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 1:05pm admin scrobbled a song on On My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 1:19pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

I’ve been building a social reviews site for the Lenovo pre-load, and it’s starting to be a community about community. http://bit.ly/2DZW
twitter (feed #3) 1:21pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Get your social site or app listed and join the Discover Social Media conversation. It’s for the next billion PC users. http://bit.ly/jg4J
twitter (feed #3) 1:23pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@guykawasaki Is the Hamster food-and-poop-to-shredding ratio really environmentally friendly?
googlereader (feed #6) 3:12pm admin shared a link on My Google Reader Feed.

twitter (feed #3) 3:14pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

30 great movie opening sequences. http://bit.ly/cawv
twitter (feed #3) 3:18pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Pegging the S&P 500 to enhance monetary intervention by central banks is going too far. http://bit.ly/juao
twitter (feed #3) 3:57pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@ellenfweber isolate monetary policy from investment risk. Focus on money supply, interest, inflation. Regulate markets, let them be risky.

Author: Mitch Ratcliffe

Mitch Ratcliffe is a veteran entrepreneur, journalist and business model hacker. He operates this site, which is a collection of the blogs he's published over the years, as well as an archive of his professional publishing record. As always, this is a work in progress. Such is life.