The Wall St. Journal has what I think is an excerpt from the book, The Quants, the still not understood scheme that many think let to the collapse of the economy. Probably worth a read.
Sarah Lacy on TechCrunch shares her view on how to disrupt Wall St via the Internet. Dear Sarah, the only way to stop this kind of thievery, is to be a better bunch of thieves than they are. Or just knock them off.
Osama Bin Laden supposedly releases a tape claiming credit for the Crotch Bomber and trying to stir up some fuss. Doesn’t this guy realize he’s a bigger success by keeping his mouth shut? I guess even terrorists have egos that need feeding.
The FCC is helping out the microphone biz by reclaiming the 700 MHz frequency that many of them broadcast on. Churches, theatres, bingo halls, you name will be in violation for using these microphones. I’m guessing this is a move to boost the economy. At least for company’s that manufacture microphones.
Cringely’s 2010 mobile predictions.
Karoli’s frustrations at the recent political pile of poop we are all wading through. Well shared and well blogged.
Frank Rich says the White House needs a reboot after what he calls the Massachusetts Massacre with some tough head banging against Wall St. They don’t have the horses to do it, nor the balls to see it through. There are no great secrets here and all the reading of history will prove is that you can’t beat those who control the money, unless you take away their money. And we all know that won’t happen.