Friday, May 29, 2009

Google Search Options on Video

The next big change on the Web?

Wolfram Alpha - heard of it?

21 Ways to Make Your PC Better/Faster/Stronger

  • De-crap your hard-disk
  • Compress your files
  • Optimize your Start-up
  • Defrag your drive
  • Secure your applications
  • Clean-up Windows
Get the other 15 steps here.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Friday, May 22, 2009

The Most Common Habit of Rich People

They read a lot!

What is Elegance?

Symmetry, seduction, subtraction, and sustainability. Read Guy Kawasaki's interview with Matthew May, author of In Pursuit of Elegance.

MBAs' Public Enemy No.1?

MBAs' are the subject of controversy nowadays with some suggesting that the qualification encourages reckless and irresponsible profiteering (as with the case of the CEOs' of Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers). Still, others say that most MBA graduates lead lives of charity and virtue.

What do you think? Are MBAs' the cause of economic volatility? What aspects of these (often highly expensive!) programs are pro-community and what are risky? Read the full report from BusinessWeek.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Sunday, May 3, 2009

The Power of Rules

"Suppose students graded the teachers, or each other. Suppose there were no degrees; you come to college when you want to learn something, and you leave when you have learned it. Support tenuse were awarded to professors according to their ability to solve real-world problems, rather than publishing academic papers. Suppose a class was graded as a group, instead of as individuals."

What would happen to the institution termed 'the college'? Read more from Donella Meadows.