Biweekly links for 07/07/2008
- Ryerson student cheered at expulsion hearing
- John Quiggin: The political economy of networks
- John points out that in a network-based economy there is no reason to expect the distribution of income produced by a free market is in any sense socially optimal.
- Distributed CoCreation: Brad DeLong
- “there is a strong sense that computers are less of an asset to the economy than they might be if we truly knew what they were good for and how to use them.”
- Attention class
- Boston Globe article on efforts to understand and teach attention.
- Next step in open innovation – McKinsey
- A McInsey report on open innovation. Free, but registration required.
- Taking book notes | sacha chua
- Many useful ideas from Sacha for taking notes on books.
- Nascent: PLoS ONE: Take Two
- Useful summary of the successes and failures of the PLoS open access business model.
- …My heart’s in Accra » Turmeric, pygmies and piracy
- The amazing background story to the song “Sweet Lullaby”
- Morocco: the oldest university
- Amazing: “what’s the oldest existing university? According to Wikipedia, it’s the University of Al-Karaouine, founded in 859 in Fez, Morocco.”
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