Happy New Year to all!
Embed Any File or URL with Embedit.in « TheNextWeb.com. This looks like a serious alternative to just adding PDF files on a website, if I want to display some nicely formatted text with equations and such.
Edge 269. One more link to save for future reading. Will I ever catch up?
The Business of Classical Music: Classical Music After the CD. I found this via a post on marginalrevolution.com by Tyler Cowen. I am putting it here to revisit it when I have some more time and then maybe blog longer about it.
Nice article from the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/dec/13/athens-greece-riots
I remember vividly the discouragement at anticipating nothing but two years of slavery in the military, followed by a job that would underemploy my skills, and that only via the connections of my relatives. I decided that I needed to find out if I could make a decent life for myself in a country where nobody knew me or my family. Any job I got would be because I earned it. So here I am in the US.
Here’s what Bloomberg has to say about it today (read especially the part about corruption): http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601085&sid=a8IL3zMF9hqo&refer=europe#
Commentary and news from the Economist today: http://www.economist.com/world/europe/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12756043&fsrc=twitter