Since Mlle. A. started using Google Reader in full force a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been getting a steady flow of cool, funny, high-quality articles and links. This one caught my eye: (…) customers don’t really care how you’re better until they understand what you’re gonna do for them.
Month: January 2008
1 + 1 = the book (for web and print) simple really
I recently read “Digging to America” by Anne Tyler. It’s an easy read. I read the entire book in one day while travelling. I can’t really decide on my recommendation level though. I liked it because it feels like a biography and I tend to like biographies. It feels a bit like real life, i.e. …
I guess I’m trying to be too clever: The Scenario I added my Del.icio.us feed to my Google Reader account. Then selected a feed item and clicked Share. Within Google Reader this works ok. I can click on the link and the corresponding URL opens. So far so good. No problems. But if I display …
A quote to keep in mind: Sites that look like they suck are often a hundred times more useful and popular than sites that actually suck. Why? Because the key to Craigslist and Plenty of Fish is their ability to connect users to useful user-generated content, and vice versa. Everything else (…) is “trivial.” source
added to the Nutella alternatives group.
I stumbled across this in Miami: Call centers take toll on Indian workers
Today was my first run with the running club since mid-December. And mid-way I felt kind of unfit. That’s the downside of jogging. You really notice the slacking. Due to a cold during the Christmas break and my South Florida holiday I didn’t run as much as I’d planned initially. Add lots of Swiss chocolate …
While googling “porters race” I found this: Rogue Training Systems, a health and fitness company in Austin, Texas, is giving Malawian runners the chance to run Austin’s AT&T Marathon in February 2008.
Cedric of m.zung.us writes Das es inzwischen eine aktive afrikanische Blogosphäre gibt, ist nicht erst seit dem Chaos um den Wahlbetrug in Kenya bekannt. Aber genau jetzt wird deutlich wie gut und wertvoll es ist verschiedene Sichtweisen über die Massenmedien hinaus einzufangen. See the full post here: Bürger-Journalismus in Kenya White African has a roundup …
Heavy rains are causing the Zambezi and the Shire to flood. Here’s a BBC report: Heavy floods have also destroyed homes and crops, displacing thousands of people in southern and central Malawi. The Malawian government is warning people to relocate from flood-prone areas, but many have been reluctant to leave their farms.
just got back from one week Southern Florida. More snaps in my Flickr stream: http://flickr.com/photos/chiperoni/.
At the BBC website: Quiz of the year I scored a humble 5/10.