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For Sony, No Discounts Means Stress-Free Shopping →
via nytimes It can be argued this is either totally wrong or perhaps, good for smaller shops. But, what Sony misses again and again is that perception is reality. The perception of Sony is that they like to go it on their own (Betamax, Memory Stick) and the rest be damned. This is a big historical load to haul around or hide and, adding this kind of program just increases the notion in peoples...
Analysts: By 2025, U.S. Won't Be Top World Power :... →
“U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that the United States is likely to lose its dominant global position in the coming years, with economic and political power shifting to countries such as China and India.” By 2025, according to the analysts who prepared the report, China and India will be leading economic players, with Turkey, Indonesia and Iran in the “up and coming”...
Annie Leibovitz: The View From Behind The Lens →
The (Mostly) True Story of Helvetica and the New... →
Plastic Additives Leach Into Medical Experiments,... →
Six Environmental Research Studies Reveal Critical... →
Babies Recently Treated With Lotion, Shampoo, And... →
Some vitamins, don't do you any good. →
Low Concentrations Of Pesticides Can Become Toxic... →
California State University system Will Cut... →
CalStates only. UC system is separate.
Plastic Bags →
Super rich? Like to live in a sci fi building? Here you go.
Rodrigo Corral Design →
Photos from the Chaumont poster festival 2007 →
Be sure to click though to the Richard Niessen and Paul Rand sections. Page 3 onward.
The coolest iPhone ap ever? Turns your iPhone into a digital flute!
Study Abroad Flourishes, With China a Hot Spot →
Gilman International Scholarship
Visite guidée de l'exposition Müller-Bröckmann à... →
QT video tour of Müller-Bröckmann show at Chaumont. Narration in French. Turn sound off to simply see the work if you do not speak French.
Wim Crouwel 80/20/100 →
Hair care and tech logos are kind of similar →
James Craig on Writing Books for Graphic Design... →
via Speak Up
AIGA made a video →
In eight minutes, meet some of the people who make AIGA the premier association for design—to discover it, discuss it, understand it, appreciate it, be inspired by it.
Is graphic design art? Vote here. →
Book Covers Anonymous: Mark Melnick: Strange Flesh →
Good read on the comments too.
In a Novel Theory of Mental Disorders, Parents’... →
“Their idea is, in broad outline, straightforward. Dr. Crespi and Dr. Badcock propose that an evolutionary tug of war between genes from the father’s sperm and the mother’s egg can, in effect, tip brain development in one of two ways. A strong bias toward the father pushes a developing brain along the autistic spectrum, toward a fascination with objects, patterns, mechanical systems, at the...
Google Flu Trends →
Hiroshima: The Lost Photographs →
from Design Observer
BBC NEWS US election results map →
This one toggles from a regular geographic map to proportional for electoral votes. Less red, as it actually is. You can see why OH, PA, CA, FL are important to win. More at http://kottke.org/plus/2008-election-maps/
From Cave Paintings to the Internet: 70,000 BCE to... →
What message would an Obama victory send to the rest of the rest of the world?...– Dominique Moisi, one of Europe’s leading geo-strategic thinkers Obama Win Would Transform World’s View of America | Europe | Deutsche Welle | 04.11.2008
Professors’ Liberalism Contagious? Maybe Not →
“Just a few weeks ago Michael Barone, a fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, warned in The Washington Times against “the liberal thugocracy,” arguing that today’s liberals seem to be taking “marching orders” from “college and university campuses.” But a handful of new studies have found such worries to be overwrought. Three sets of researchers recently concluded that...
Nation’s First Superhighway →
“The canal still remains the most fuel-efficient way to ship goods between the East Coast and the upper Midwest. One gallon of diesel pulls one ton of cargo 59 miles by truck, 202 miles by train and 514 miles by canal barge, Ms. Mantello said. A single barge can carry 3,000 tons, enough to replace 100 trucks.”
Fears on Animal Feed Widen China’s Food Inquiry →