We just lost the charismatic,driven, and talented Tony Curtis, and now I'm sad to say we lost the writing/producing genius Stephen J. Cannell. Just looking over this list I'm amazing how famous some of his work is.
In these moments I always remind myself that its up to us to replace the greats no longer with us.
Now to the news:
The people that will get a bigger raise than you. I'd also note they're likely to get the job beofre you too.
PR Skills – relevant no matter where you go
Gold is 'Hyper-Overbought' says Dennis Gartman. I think he's got a point, gold buying in a crisis seems to be a fad, not a rational calculation. Hmm, could we have a gold bubble . . .
Savings is up, and here's just how they're saving. Mmmm, delicious infographic!
And another yummy infographic, State Debt represented visually. Not only is this informative, this graph is a work of sheer genius. Appreciate what this tells you about relocation, AND the graphical brilliance.
Cleantech investement seems down – I do agree there was a bit of a bubble.
Don't expect the flood of apps to let up – There's money (and low delivery costs) in there, and lots of investors.
Microsoft's lawsuit against the Motorola Droid? Targeting Android according to this article.
Taliban removed from multiplayer by EA in next 'Medal of Honor' – I imagine it was rather too close. This makes me wonder just what game companies will do with historic events – considering they've mined WWII, will there be more issues of historical sensitivity in the future?
An everyday life MMO/casual game merger? Not sure what to make of this, but it sounds like an interesting fusion of gaming – playing (originally) ordinary people in a setting. Presented for curiosity.
MUST READ: The Social/Social Media Sensation of Minecraft. Lots of great insights and tidbits. I'm intrigued by the social nature of the success – but also the idea of a constantly-updated game being part of the future.
QUESTION OF THE DAY: Minecraft – exception or the future of game marketing?