Japanese tourism: Can it recover? →
Everyone’s gone mad - Andrew Coyne - Macleans.ca →
Mossberg: But you must be more than a facilitator who runs meetings. You...– Ideas, Not Hierarchy: On Steve Jobs Supposedly Making All Apple Decisions - The Small Wave.
Mark Kermode: How to make an intelligent... →
“Down in the deepest bowels of the abyss there is a 10th circle of hell in which [Michael] Bay’s movies play for all eternity, waiting for their creator to arrive, his soul tortured by the realisation that he knew what he was doing…”
Paul Ford compares the neverending stories told to... →
Chuck Klosterman: Why the DVR robs sports of all... →
Origins of the debt showdown - The Washington Post →
A new micro clearfix hack →
Williamsburg on the Hudson →
It is true that, even here, it takes more than art, farm stands and caffeine to make an economy work — especially for those who don’t make a living with a laptop or a paintbrush.
London riots: MPs to examine 'toxic mix' that led... →
Mark Reckless, a Conservative member of the home affairs select committee, said: “I have been really surprised by the scale of this and its persistence. I am really disappointed because I thought we had advanced so far in terms of dealing with these types of issues – having proper investigations of shootings, having much more caution in the use of lethal force, having much better links...
Obama: Debt Ceiling Deal Required Tough... →
Redesigning the NASA logo
Fletcher: “I’m simply not comfortable with those letters, something is missing.”
Low: “Well, yes, the cross stroke is gone from the letter A.”
Fletcher: “Yes, and that bothers me.”
Fletcher: (long pause) “I just don’t feel we are getting our money’s worth!”
Steven Frank: Programming for Mere Mortals →
On Project Management →
Scott Adams on Creativity →
“So what would happen if everyone in the world stopped being bored?”
From the inimitable Paul Ford at Ftrain.com
Sad as Hell →
An insightful review of Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story that tries to assess what’s wrong with our iPhone-toting, Internet-adoring selves. From last November, but worth reading if you haven’t.