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10 Links

Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. As Myanmar Opens Up, Idyllic Islands Remain UnwelcomingThe New York Times
  2. Microfinance Yields Mixed Results in Thailand, Economist Joseph Kaboski Finds — University of Notre Dame
  3. Recycling Eyeglasses Is a Feel-Good Waste of Money — Virginia Postrel at Bloomberg
  4. What’s in a Name? For Yale in Singapore, a Whole LotThe Chronicle of Higher Education
  5. Bangkok swelters, sparks debate on city planning in Asia — Reuters
  6. The Truth About Debt At Barcelona And Real Madrid — The Swiss Ramble
  7. Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal ArchivesThe Atlantic/In Focus
  8. Data Journalism Handbook — DataJournalismHandbook.org
  9. Turning 60: The Twelve Most Important Lessons I’ve Learned So Far — Tony Schwartz at the Harvard Business Review Blog Network
  10. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: Sergio Aguero’s championship-winning goal for Manchester City, May 13.

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10 Links

Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. 2012 Pulitzer winners in journalism and arts — The AP
  2. Barcelona’s Secret to Soccer Success — Miostadium.com
  3. How one man escaped from a North Korean prison campThe Guardian
  4. Economic Theory Plots a Course for Good FoodThe New York Times (Via A.)
  5. Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?The Atlantic
  6. “I Survived a Bear Attack” — Slate
  7. The Pipe Organ Desk — kagenschaefer.com
  8. You No Longer Have a Right to Privacy — Big Think
  9. Faculty Gives Yale a Dose of Dissent Over SingaporeThe New York Times
  10. Embedded above and on YouTube here: New Mandala’s “Asia-Pacific future trends.” (Academics from Columbia University and the Australian National University answer the question, “Based on what you know of the Asia-Pacific region, what keeps you up at night?”)

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12 Links

Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. Myanmar exiles test government’s promise of change — The AP
  2. Myanmar’s Transformation: A Revolution With No Name?The Wall Street Journal/Southeast Asia Real Time
  3. Investors Hesitate as Frontier Market Myanmar Faces Election — Bloomberg
  4. Memo from Ecuador: ‘Garage Universities’ Are Bracing for School ReformThe New York Times
  5. Sea Clashes Loom Over Southeast Asia SummitThe Wall Street Journal
  6. Angry Words: Will one researcher’s discovery deep in the Amazon destroy the foundation of modern linguistics?The Chronicle Review
  7. Vast Tracts in Paraguay Forest Being Replaced by RanchesThe New York Times
  8. The South: Non-practising versus true SouthernersThe Economist
  9. How Hiring Makes Uniqlo a Successful RetailerThe New Yorker
  10. Stockholm’s Lunch Beat Dance Is Trending — AP video report
  11. “Foggy Mountain Breakdown — Earl Scruggs” — video on YouTube
  12. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Riding the Booster with enhanced sound.” More details are here.

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12 Links

Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. The Personal Analytics of My Life — StephenWolfram.com
  2. 24/192 Music Downloads …and why they make no sense — xiph.org
  3. Adventures of a Teenage PolyglotThe New York Times
  4. The People of the Petabyte — Forbes
  5. Southern Food Primer — Southern Foodways Alliance
  6. Why I Love Apple But Don’t Own An iPadThe Wall Street Journal
  7. The AP’s New Apps: The Style, Substance And Strategy — paidContent
  8. The Empty Stomach: Fasting to Beat Jet LagHarpers
  9. Branded journalists battle newsroom regulations — Poynter
  10. Thai Interest Rates, Foreign Reserves Too High, Thaksin Says — Bloomberg
  11. Immigration deflects criticism: Suvarnabhumi arrivals ‘overwhelming’ bureauThe Bangkok Post
  12. Embedded above and on YouTube here: Dolphin Rescue

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10 Links

Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. Make Your Thing: 12 Point Program for Absolutely, Positively 1000% No-Fail Guaranteed Success — Jesse Thorn at Transom.org
  2. Ryan Lizza: What I Read — The Atlantic Wire
  3. Debate Over Blog Limits Intensifies in SingaporeThe Wall Street Journal‘s Southeast Asia Real Time
  4. Everybody Inhale: How Many People Can Manhattan Hold?The New York Times
  5. Tricks of the Trade With The Atlantic’s James Fallows — FishbowlDC
  6. Dempsey scores as US beats Italy for first time — The AP
  7. John Paton to news execs: Abandon the gatekeeper model — GigaOM
  8. An apocalyptic view of future Bangkok: Connecting a doom-laden forecast in “The Windup Girl” to present realities — Global Post
  9. Why journalists need to link — Felix Salmon/Reuters
  10. Embedded above and on YouTube: “Lionel Messi never dives” (via Kottke.org)

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