Daily Digest for 2009-01-28

lastfm (feed #8) 10:58am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

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lastfm (feed #8) 11:07am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:11am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:15am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:19am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:24am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:27am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:31am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:34am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:37am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:40am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:43am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:46am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

twitter (feed #3) 4:06pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

great talk by @EthanZ on mapping globalization/the connected world. A/V here: http://bit.ly/l5VE
twitter (feed #3) 4:17pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

In WA, we’re drinking our way out of deficit…. I don’t have a problem with "sin taxes," but seems like wrong message. http://bit.ly/oOcd
twitter (feed #3) 4:23pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Mike Arrington finds a whiny way to justify vacation. Threats are part of a journalist’s life. Not a job for being liked. http://bit.ly/fy2T
twitter (feed #3) 4:28pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Re GOP pride in stimulus vote. they voted for billions to bankers and against billions to job stimulus. Both sloppy plans, one egalitarian.
twitter (feed #3) 4:39pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Obama executive order has loophole that allows continued operation of "temporary" detention facilities ("Black Sites") http://bit.ly/zaUw
twitter (feed #3) 5:15pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jny2cornell they make much of the diff. between "temporary" and "permanent," but people can still be renditioned. No loopholes better.
twitter (feed #3) 5:48pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

No more grading in universities. Educators forget grades, in lieu of dossiers, are democratic tools for assessment. http://bit.ly/h2Rl
twitter (feed #3) 5:53pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@jny2cornell I suppose it depends on your views of the Rev. Moon;^>I’d like us to be critical of Obama, not just in line. 8 yrs was enough.
twitter (feed #3) 5:57pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

We have become the endangered species: Common chemicals linked to human infertility. http://bit.ly/BTaL | Recall eagle nonviable eagle eggs?
twitter (feed #3) 5:58pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

ASCE reports it would take $2.2 trillion to bring US infrastructure from a "D" to a "B" http://bit.ly/Lzb4
twitter (feed #3) 6:00pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Contrary to popular wisdom, more roads increases congestion rather than lessening. Reduce traffic=cutting roads, lights. http://bit.ly/UY9MP
twitter (feed #3) 6:02pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

$100 to see Lucy, the most famous fossil of all? We’ll take in the naked mole rats and save. http://bit.ly/4xOSTw
twitter (feed #3) 6:05pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Wish on a brainbow…. mapping neurons in color adds dimensions. http://bit.ly/MQXF
twitter (feed #3) 6:07pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Al Jazeera launches Creative Commons archive of Arabic and English-language Gaza news. http://bit.ly/iSSQ
twitter (feed #3) 6:23pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

A page from the Bird Man of Alcatraz’s records. He lived in a "crib" in 1910. A culture leader for birdmen and rappers. http://bit.ly/mlMk
twitter (feed #3) 6:27pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@rmack has excellent advice for President Obama on China. Don’t address brainwashed masses while talking to the Chinese people.
twitter (feed #3) 6:27pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

and the link to that advice from @rmack: http://bit.ly/I3bD
twitter (feed #3) 7:39pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@hrheingold Bill would be the "PC pioneer who gave away his wealth." Details of his ascent, like Carnegie or Rockefeller’s would be obscured
twitter (feed #3) 8:34pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Best summary of all the financial details in HR 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, from Congressman’s letter: http://bit.ly/qXKE
twitter (feed #3) 8:35pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Why? — podcast and radio show from the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life (UofND): http://bit.ly/1n1xbS

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.