Don Marti

Sun 07 Apr 2013 06:00:47 PM PDT

Finance, parking, and more

Attention people of the Internet. The links to EXAMPLES OF REALLY GOOD STUFF FOUND VIA RSS will continue until you quit it with the "RSS is dead, it's all about [chat site du jour]" posts. That is all.

Mike Masnick: Of Clotheslines, Black Swans And Bad Measurements

Mark Cuban: What Business is Wall Street In ?

Charles Marohn: Not efficient, but orderly.

Nicholas Carr: The prehistory of the MOOC

Sid Stamm: ownership and transparency in social media

Yarden Katz interviews Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong

David Gaughran: Self-Publishers Aren’t Killing The Industry, They’re Saving It

George Monbiot: Recipes for Disaster

Timothy B. Lee: Conservatives’ Reality Problem. Plus Nate Silver: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns.

Sara Robinson: Bring back the 40-hour work week - 150 years of research proves that long hours at work kill profits, productivity and employees.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick: Outward and Visible Signs Stress has become, I think, the contemporary sign of our salvation.

Alex Steffen: Move a little closer, please: ‘Carbon Zero,’ chapter 3

Yves Smith: Why Strike Debt’s Rolling Jubilee Puts Borrowers at Risk

Ann Patchett: The Bookstore Strikes Back

Joshua Foer: Utopian for Beginners (via TED Blog)

Seth Godin: The danger of starting at the top and Eleven things organizations can learn from airports

Jesse Drucker: Google Revenues Sheltered in No-Tax Bermuda Soar to $10 Billion - Bloomberg

Alastair Johnston: Opinion Column: Why Won’t Helvetica Go Away? The stark sans-serif look that had first symbolized revolution in the hands of Russian typographers in 1917 became institutionalized as the bland face of corporate smugness.

Tomi Ahonen: Kantar November Numbers: Suggest Decline in Windows Phone and.. Increase in Symbian? Nokia is so doomed

John Scalzi: A Self-Made Man Looks At How He Made It – Whatever Also: A Note to You, Should You Be Thinking of Asking Me to Write For You For Free (via Melville House Books)

Arnaud Lapierre's Doorknob Condition: Intuitive Privacy

Sheldon Richman: The Libertarian Case Against Right-to-Work Laws

Rand Ghayad and William Dickens: It’s not a skill mismatch: Disaggregate evidence on the US unemployment-vacancy relationship

Ryan Finlay makes his living buying, selling, and repairing appliances, using Craigslist: Opportunity is Often Dressed In Overalls, How to Buy a Used Washing Machine, How to Buy a Used Dryer.

Jeff Wofford: In Praise of Modern Board Games

Sheldon Richman: Libertarian Left: Free-market anti-capitalism, the unknown ideal

Liberating America's secret, for-pay laws - Boing Boing (via Sunlight Foundation Blog)

One Dad's Ill-Fated Battle Against the Princesses

BBC News - Japan's ninjas heading for extinction

Kas Thomas: Stop Stealing from Shakespeare

Why the Moon Landing Could Not Have Been a Hoax — It Wasn’t Technologically Possible to Fake It

Philip Greenspun: U.S. Limits Imported Cheese to Third of a Pound per American.

ROTFLMAO: The #MostDangerousGame by Jake Swearingen

Zócalo Public Square :: How Doctors Die

Paul Barter: Easing parking minimums is NOT war on cars (via Streetsblog Los Angeles)

Erin L. McCoy: What’s Cheaper than Solar, Slashes Carbon Emissions, and Creates Jobs in Kentucky?

Nate Hyun: The Direct Public Offering – The Original Securities-Based Crowdfunding Model

Team Hudson: Lessons from the Bounty — Pride

Erika Christakis: The Preschool Paradox

Tim Maly: The Corporation Who Would be King