My Digest: Of Every Day Happenings Around The World

September 24, 2009 at 8:59 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
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My Digest


3 Fields Wicker-Miurin, co-founder of Leaders’ Quest in London, trains business leaders by connecting them to other leaders. Yes, it sounds rather common – but her leaders live in the Amazon forest or are advocates of HIV education in India or collect and display artifacts related to uneasy periods in Chinese history: they are leaders that face the real challenges of our time. Wicker-Miurin (in th
TED Blog • 4 hours ago

32 Moments ago Microsoft launched WebsiteSpark, a new program to provide web developers and designers free copies of Microsoft development tools, applications and server licenses for a period of three years. The program is the third and latest launch as part of the ’spark’ series of outreach and support programs designed to engage communities with new Microsoft products. The initial programs to launc
TechCrunch • 4 hours ago

5 My friend Thomas Edwards, who was the founder of Dorkbot DC, and is now involved in Dorkbot SoCal, told me that he’d gotten a MAKE Controller Kit v2 to work with some of his networked physical computing projects. I asked him if he’d like to write a no-holes-barred review of the kit. Here’s what he had to say. – Gareth Branwyn I’ve programmed a lot of microcontrollers in my day: PICs, BASIC Sta
MAKE Magazine • 5 hours ago


4 CNET NewsNintendo slashes Wii price tagZDNetWith the eyes of the gaming world turned to Sony’s Tokyo Game Show kick-off keynote tonight, Nintendo of America stole some of its competitor’s thunder by announcing the long-awaited first price cut for the Nintendo Wii. …Today’s poll: Console price cutsUSA TodayNintendo Cuts Wii’s Price, As RumoredBusinessWeekNintendo cuts price of Wii
Google News • 1 hour ago

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NPR: 7AM ET News Summary • 4 hours ago

24 An experimental HIV vaccine has for the first time cut infection rates, in a major trial in Thailand, researchers say.

14 Germany may be tolerant of nudity but a plan to give naked ramblers their own wilderness path is meeting some opposition.

Dallas Cowboys’ Flozell Adams fined for Giant fouls 10 • 16 hours ago

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