11 links

2011 06 28 learning in 2000

Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. The Foxification of news: In the internet age, transparency may count for more than objectivityThe Economist
  2. ‘Page One’ Excerpt: How The New York Times learned to stop worrying and love the blog — Poynter.org
  3. Byliner: “Discover & discuss great reads by great writers.” — Byliner.com
  4. What’s Scrabble When You Can Play Novelist?New York Times
  5. The mother of all tail risks: A US technical default would convulse markets. Nothing else is certainThe Economist
  6. Survival Thai: “Learn Thai the easy way with signs in the street” — www.survivalthai.com
  7. 5 Voyeuristic, Cross-Disciplinary Peeks Inside Great Creators’ Notebooks — brain pickings
  8. Healthfully ever after, or why marriage is good for you — PBS.org
  9. separated by a common language: “Observations on British and American English by an American linguist in the UK” — separatedbyacommonlanguage.blogspot.com
  10. For the Executive With Everything, a $230,000 Dog to Protect ItNew York Times
  11. Image above: from the French National Library’s Visions de l’an 2000, prints from 1910 of what the world might look like in the year 2000. This image: how learning might work in the future. (Via James Fallows).