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Bradley Horowitz

On Leaving Yahoo… : Elatable | Bradley Horowitz – Bradley Horowitz leaving Yahoo!, on its own a bit of a sad day for the big Y! as Bradley is probably the smartest guy I have ever stuck in front of a journalist. Bradley Horowitz had come to Yahoo! as part of the surge on search under then CEO Terry Semel. He was one of a senior management team that reported into Jeff Weiner

Design

NASA Workmanship Technical Committee – handy hardware hacking reference guide

The Manga Bible – Pages – Japanese artists have done the story of Buddha and text books in manga, so I guess this is the logical extension. Its not really drawn in a manga style but has a good pedigree with one of the artists having worked for 2000AD

Economics

The dark reality – interesting realistic economic analysis on India that could apply to China just as well

How to

Developing Intelligence : Caffeine: A User’s Guide to Getting Optimally Wired

Innovation

Popgadget Personal Technology for Women: Socket Sense: “Adjustable surge strip to fit your adapters – OMG this is such a duh why didnt I think of this idea

Japan

The Green Lantern – green and quality concerns kick in on Japanese restaurant offerings

Marketing

SMS Text News » Archives » Text a Mars Bar!  – UK agency copies Korean idea for Mars / Masterfoods. Nate.com has had this on a social network-wide level for a good while. It just goes to show you that there is no such thing as a new idea

Media

Half Of All Clicks On Display Ads Are Worthless  – A study put out yesterday by comScore, Starcom Media, and Tacoda suggests that half of all clicks on display ads (as opposed to clicks on paid search links) are generated by only 6 percent of Web surfers.

Victrola Favorites book and CD – interesting mix of stuff, expect to hear some of it on an Orb album soon

Online

The Game – WSJ.com – For Facebook, GeoCities Offers a Cautionary Tale Can Rise and Fall of Once-Hot Site Sway Decisions on Funding, IPO?

Xiaonei – chinese social network similar to Facebook

Stats: Facebook and MySpace lose their draw

Retailing

Overkill Shop Berlin | Streetwear, Graffiti, Sneaker Shop – achingly cool shop in Germany

Software

Theme Garden | Drupal 5 Themes – handy themes and ideas for the open source CMS

Yahoo’s socially integrated messaging service, oneConnect