links for 2009-02-27

Finland Spirals into Official Recession | News | YLE Uutiset | yle.fi "Finland is now officially in recession, reports Statistics Finland. The gross domestic product has steadily declined over the past six months, thereby meeting the technical definition of a recession. " I thought we'd be relatively immune, but now it doesnt matter where you […]

links for 2009-02-26

Exporting the past into the future, or, “The Possibility Jelly lives on the hypersurface of the present” « Magical Nihilism Just brilliant. A snapshot in Matt's long-running thoughts on space and time and design and people . (tags: future history social space design interesting mobile google socialsoftware fireeagle interaction dopplr location blog geolocation geo gps […]

links for 2009-02-23

Chartered Institute of Public Relations CIPR Social Media Guidelines (updated January 2009) (tags: social PR SocialNetworking socialmedia ethics policy cipr guidelines)

links for 2009-02-20

Homebrew Shop (tags: supplies beer brewing uk homebrew) UK Homebrew Shop | Beer kits | Winemaking Kits | Cider Presses | Home brewing | kegs | barrels | microbrewery | yeast | fruit (tags: food beer brewing uk shop homebrew wine) homebrew beer and wine making shop and forum at brew-it-yourself.co.uk (tags: food beer brewing […]

links for 2009-02-19

What the stimulus package could buy – Boston.com "Click through to see some examples of exactly what $787 billion could buy, and then vote at the end on what you would spend the money on." (tags: money list government stimulus)

links for 2009-02-10

UFO Series Home Page "Welcome to the UFO Series Home Page, devoted to the 1970 British science fiction television series UFO, created by Gerry & Sylvia Anderson and starring Ed Bishop as Commander Straker " (tags: space design retro futurepast photo television images TV sci-fi scifi ufo) Op-Ed Columnist – A Lack of Educational Progress […]

Talk about real-time search

There’s been some buzz around the next phase of search being “real-time”. Read Write Web wrote two articles on instances where Google Search failed to connected to the sought-after info, such as “Gmail down” or the river landing in NYC. While I have been telling folks that 2009 is the year we have a serious […]

links for 2009-02-08

Scientist at Work – David B. Goldstein – David B. Goldstein Finds Fault in Effort to Decode Human Genome to Fight Disease – NYTimes.com Very good story re: simplification of disease genetics. "The reason for this disappointing outcome, in his view, is that natural selection has been far more efficient than many researchers expected at […]