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11 Links

  1. My Gucci AddictionGQ
  2. Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead?The New York Times Magazine
  3. Economists See No Crisis With U.S. Debt as Economy Gains — Bloomberg
  4. You’re Distracted. This Professor Can Help.The Chronicle of Higher Education
  5. Eight Reasons Business Travelers Shouldn’t Work on PlanesBloombergBusinessweek
  6. An Amazon Problem: The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book — Spiegel Online
  7. The Lost Tribes of the AmazonSmithsonian
  8. Google Reader lived on borrowed time: creator Chris Wetherell reflects — Gigaom
  9. Castle, Sweet CastleThe Wall Street Journal
  10. Robbie Rogers: why coming out as gay meant I had to leave footballThe Guardian
  11. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Medieval helpdesk with English subtitles.”

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12 links

  1. The Professor, the Bikini Model and the Suitcase Full of TroubleThe New York Times Magazine
  2. Noma’s Co-Owner Thinks Bolivian Food Is the Next Big Thing — Bloomberg Markets
  3. In Public Eye, Shining Star of Myanmar Loses LusterThe New York Times
  4. A Friendly Conversation with a Banker — The Billfold
  5. The problem with online freelance journalism — Felix Salmon/Reuters
  6. Revenge of the sources — Ezra Klein/The Washington Post
  7. What Saved the Dow? Sensible Economic PoliciesJohn Cassidy/The New Yorker
  8. Thailand’s illegal immigrants: A deadly cocktailThe Economist
  9. Pad Thai — The Morning News
  10. Missing Nutella, Part 2: Columbia Puts Consumption Far Below ReportThe New York Times‘s City Room blog
  11. China’s ‘farmscrapers’ are highrises that will generate their own food — io9
  12. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Space Glider – FPV to Space and Back!”

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15 links

2013 02 25 silent city

  1. The Brain Is Not ComputableMIT Technology Review
  2. Can a President Use Drones Against Journalists?The New Yorker
  3. Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing UsTIME
  4. The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk FoodThe New York Times Magazine
  5. Fuling, China: Return to River TownNational Geographic
  6. Pad Thai — The Morning News
  7. With campaign, Mark Sanford goes from Appalachian Trail to comeback trailThe Washington Post
  8. Sriracha Hot Sauce Catches Fire, Yet ‘There’s Only One Rooster’ — Bloomberg Businessweek
  9. Cost of Dropping Citizenship Keeps U.S. Earners From Exit — Bloomberg
  10. Thailand’s stalemate and uneasy accommodationBangkok Post
  11. Soccer’s New Match-Fixing Scandal: How #*%!ed is the beautiful game? — Grantland
  12. What Are Dogs Saying When They Bark?Scientific American
  13. Myanmar’s SEA Games: Let’s play chinlone!The Economist
  14. Will Bernard Lagat Live Forever?The New Yorker
  15. Image above: From The Silent City: Digitally Assembled Futuristic Megalopolises by Yang Yongliang. Via the Galerie Paris-Beijing site (see here, here, and here).

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Misc.

13 Links

Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. Japan’s Role in Making Batteries for BoeingThe New York Times
  2. Why I Might Ditch My IPhone for an Android — BloombergBusinessweek
  3. Thailand to Avoid Currency War as Ghost of 1997 Crisis Looms — Bloomberg
  4. A Huge Pile of Gorgeous Old Thai Movie Posters — Asia Obscura (Via @wharman)
  5. A very different kind of TV dinner — CNNMoney/Fortune
  6. Two Decades On, Vusi Mahlasela Still Sings ‘To The People’ — NPR
  7. Glutton Abroad: Bangkok in NY — Bangkok Glutton
  8. Who ‘Owns’ Street Food?The Wall Street Journal/Scene Asia
  9. Bones of Contention: A Florida man’s curious trade in Mongolian dinosaursThe New Yorker
  10. With Tax Advantages Looking Shaky, Private Equity Seeks a New PathThe New York Times/DealBook
  11. C.W. Anderson: How journalists’ self-concepts hindered their adaptation to a digital world — Nieman Journalism Lab
  12. Will Gutenberg laugh last? — Rough Type
  13. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Animaniacs – Yakko’s World.”

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10 Links

  1. “Monks Lose Relevance as Thailand Grows Richer”The New York Times
  2. An Economics Masterpiece You Should Be Reading Now — Bloomberg
  3. The Basement — cabel.me
  4. Amazon Is Ripe For Disruption — Forbes
  5. In a New Era of Insider Trading, It’s Risk vs. Reward SquaredThe New York Times
  6. The Best 10 Economics Papers of 2012 — UDADISI
  7. The New York Times Paywall Is Working Better Than Anyone Had Guessed — Bloomberg
  8. Timeline of the far future — Wikipedia
  9. 2012’s Most Popular Locations on Instagram — Instagram blog (Thailand watchers will be interested to note the first two spots)
  10. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Holland vs the Netherlands.”

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