Thursday, January 29, 2009

The Daily Dozen

  1. Gmail grows up with offline access.
  2. Do widescreen monitors hamper productivity?
  3. Your next netbook display might be a speaker.
  4. "Crack Babies: The epidemic that wasn't."
  5. Polishing the stone of personal finance.
  6. Different meanings of Bayesian statistics.
  7. Will Amazon announce the Kindle 2.0 on February 9th? According to some, it's about time. Here's a round-up of rumors of what to expect.
  8. Should churches abandon abstinence pledges?
  9. Slumdogs and Millionaires: "Focusing on the seismic changes coming about as a result of the Golden Quadrilateral, a wildly ambitious superhighway project that will finally link the major cities of Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Mumbai, the videos help you understand the pride of a young woman earning her living for the first time, the frustration of poor farmers losing their lands to a new auto plant, the stunning prosperity of families in million-dollar subdivisions, and the loneliness of long-distance truck drivers who describe their jobs as the filthiest in India." And if you haven't seen Slumdog Millionaire yet, do so. It was a brilliant film that portrays a side of India that many people have probably never seen.
  10. An expert's guide to napping.
  11. How to write better posts in less time.
  12. Why Microsoft should give Windows 7 away.

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