Some Sunday morning reading to share.
Success is more complex than Failure. Hugh MacLeod sums up sums up so, so, much of what we are all witnesses to and participants in these days. He focuses small, but it also looms large.
Apparently we have a deal/are close to a deal on the financial sector meltdown that is going to make soup lines a going concern again. Some are decrying the fact that we’ve now moved the financial sector of our economy into a socialist operation. (Some are loving it.) In any regard, here’s one view on why this isn’t unprecedented in American history from Robert J. Shiller.
Jason Calacanis says our collapsing economy will kill 50% to 80% of startups and offers some advice on how to stay moving. Don’t 50% to 80% of startups fail anyway?
WalMart is shutting down their DRM servers. Anyone surprised?
Best reading I’ve seen on remembering Paul Newman from Manohla Dargis in the NY Times.
What’s up with Google and Feedburner? Apparently pings are being delayed.
The NY Times says John McCain and his gang have ties to gambling. This is gets the Claude Rains award for this year’s campaign so far. Why do you think we have a Bureau of Indian Affairs anymore?
Sam Whitmore tells us the Somali pirates now have a PR guy. Does he have a parrot?
Andy Rubin from Google on The Future of Mobile.
Not reading, but listening. John Amato interviews Shock Doctrine author, Naomi Klein. (Yeah, you can read it to. There’s a transcript.)