Links of the day

Micro Persuasion: Graph Your Tweets with Twitter Charts – really nice Yahoo! Pipes / Google Charts mash-up Skyrock.com’s Sale Hampered By Crunch, Confident Will Survive ‘Dark Days’ | paidContent:UK The Survival Matrix – VC analysis during downturn Intel repudiates executives’ criticism of the iPhone – NYTimes.com – PR Fail PR 2.0: Twitter Tools for Community …

About renaissance chambara and Ged Carroll

Much as I would like this to be a media megacorp of randomness, renaissance chambara is written by just one person me: Ged Carroll. renaissance chambara started off as an experiment to find out about the capabilities of blogging by trying, originally it was postings on the AlwaysOn Network, which at the time was an …

JargonWatch: Sent to Mordor

When Apple engineers are sent from Cupertino, California on intense two-week trips to supervise huge manufacturing plants in Shenzhen, China, making sure that designs are faithfully recreated to a suitably high standard of quality is known as being ’sent to Mordor’. The Popbitch email newsletter claims that the phrase originated internally at Apple about the …

Links for 2006-12-07 [My Web 2.0]

Hong Kong Expats | Shanghai Expats | Shenzhen Expats – Forums, Resources and NetworkingMain Page – JigsawUK Goombah: Music Search and Discovery Wired News: Fine-Tune Your Music Discoveries LatestD9.com: The Latest Releases, On Time, Every Time Holmes Report Blog Social Bookmarking – Automatic submission service Can Yahoo Deliver On Social Search? – SeekingAlpha

China Inc. – The 800-pound dragon in the room

The New York Times has a great review of China Inc. by Ted C. Fishman which highlights the growing economic might of China. Some interesting facts and figures featured in the review of the book include: From 1982 through 2002, the United States economy grew at an annual rate of 3.3 percent. China’s economy grew …