From the Archives: 1/24/2013 Edition

Facebook as a windows into social media

http://blogs.swarthmore.edu/burke/2013/01/23/the-state-of-the-art-iii-facebook-and-500px-and-flickr-as-a-window-into-social-media/

 

We MUST build an enormous McDonalds in Time Square

http://www.theawl.com/2013/01/giant-mcdonalds-times-square

 

The inside story of Siri’s Orgins—And why she could, one day, overshadow the iPhone

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/22/siri-do-engine-apple-iphone_n_2499165.html

 

A History of Hollywood Publicity

http://www.vqronline.org/articles/2013/winter/petersen-hollywood-publicity/

 

The Unloved Dollar Standard

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/the-dollar-standard-and-us-trade-deficits-by-ronald-mckinnon

 

Powder keg in the Pacific (probably a little pessimistic, but you don’t pay attention to shit like this at your own peril. The minute you let it out of your sight…)

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175640/tomgram%3A_michael_klare%2C_the_next_war/

 

Google’s Trillion Dollar Driverless Car Part I

http://www.forbes.com/sites/chunkamui/2013/01/22/fasten-your-seatbelts-googles-driverless-car-is-worth-trillions/

Part II

http://www.forbes.com/sites/chunkamui/2013/01/24/googles-trillion-dollar-driverless-car-part-2-the-ripple-effects/

Also Redesigning Google: How Larry Page engineered a beautiful revolution

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/24/3904134/google-redesign-how-larry-page-engineered-beautiful-revolution

 

The argument for dropping the gas tax

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-23/drop-the-federal-gas-tax-and-build-better-roads.html

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