- Books on Science - Rethinking What Leads the Way - Science, or New Technology? - NYTimes.com
- Can Drugs Make You Love Someone You Don't? | | AlterNet
Research into the chemicals that control love, lust and attachment could eventually result in drugs that would make you fall in love and bond with another person.
- Technology Review: Blogs: Potential Energy: How SuperFreakonomics Gets Climate Engineering Wrong
The new book Superfreakonomics neglects the real dangers of geoengineering.
- Stewart Brand: Rethinking Green
- Women, Men, Logic, and Emotion
How different are men from women? And how much could those differences affect your future?
- Futures Thinking: Asking the Question
In "Futures Thinking: The Basics," I offered up an overview of how to engage in a foresight exercise. Today, as the next piece in this occasional series, I'll take a look at the first step in such a process.
- How The iPhone Is Blowing Everyone Else Away (In Charts)
Yesterday at the Web 2.0 Summit, Morgan Stanley Internet analyst Mary Meeker did her annual data dump slide presentation, this year focusing on the growth prospects of the mobile Web. As usual, there were 3 or 4 slides that really captured the trends she was talking about, particularly the ones around iPhone adoption and how that phone in particular is catapulting mobile Web usage into the mainstream.
- Google Audio music service launching soon?
So TechCrunch has it from multiple sources that a US (at least) music service launch from Google is imminent. Possibly named Google Audio, it's unclear whether the service will stream music from the major labels and/or offer it as downloadable tracks. Scuttlebutt says that the service will differ from Google's free, search and download music offering available in China since 2008. Now go ahead, kick back and imagine a Google music service tightly integrated with Android while we dig for more details.
October 24, 2009
Link dump: 2009.10.24
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