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Sony Global – The Founding Prospectus – I love this founding document and lament how much the company has strayed from its founding principles in many respects

Information Processing: The Makers: “It’s a matter of time.” – interesting reflection on China and the West in terms of economics and business

Flickr: 우리민족끼리’s Photostream – Not quite sure what to make of North Korea’s flickr account

“Robert S. McNamara and the Evolution of Modern Management” « Organizations and Markets – really interesting Harvard Business Review article on Robert McNamara

Monocolumn – All aboard the maid café [Monocle] – smart lateral thinking by a Japanese rail company

PricewaterhouseCoopers Report: China Ripe For Online Retail “Explosion” « Jing Daily : The Business of Luxury and Culture in China – friends in China are already using services like TaoBao for both professional and personal purchases

“Big ideas” make a comeback – Warc – recession is likely to be over, the middle class is screwed and pensions don’t work

Discovery Is A Problem That Will Always Need To Be Solved

MILLION-DOLLAR IDEA: Software That Detects Typed Sarcasm – ok so this is likely to screw irony bombing

Microsoft Is Hosed For 2011, Says Goldman Sachs – as much as I dislike the evil empire and most of its works I still think that their stock is under-priced

Microsoft Finally Comes Out Against Google Travel Deal – this just makes Microsoft look like whiny little girls

UK’s O2, Everything Everywhere (Orange and T-Mobile) Prep For Job Cuts | paidContent:UK – is this as much about a maturing UK market?

Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo’s man behind Mario : The New Yorker – Miyamoto san is just too awesome

Framework: The Social Media ROI Pyramid « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang

The Atlantic Turns a Profit, With an Eye on the Web – NYTimes.com – really interesting article on The Atlantic

FT.com – Chinese tipple set to head west – interesting move

Umair Haque | The power of value cycles