Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The Daily Dozen

  1. The evolution of scientific ideas. "Treat the links between scientific papers as a network and the changing communities that emerge reveal how scientific ideas evolve."
  2. An interactive map of piracy incidents around the world.
  3. Top 50 resources and Web 2.0 sites for buying or selling a home.
  4. Age Before Beauty: The older you are, the harder it is to find a new job if you're laid off.
  5. Why crews don't resist pirates: "The crews are not military personnel. They are just working on a ship for a living, and not getting paid much. They would not risk their lives to save the insurers/owners some money. This is exactly what pirates bank on." Makes sense, but what explains the crew of the Alabama?
  6. Cutting associate salaries: The next wave to sweep BigLaw?
  7. The Kindle 2 causing eye strain?
  8. Why bankruptcy matters.
  9. Investing 101: An introduction to asset allocation.
  10. The neediest are not MBA's: The unemployment rate for professionals is 3.9 percent. The unemployment rate for “production occupations” is 14.9 percent.
  11. An increasing demand for antitrust scholars at law schools?
  12. 17 molecules that changed the world.

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