Just followed a link from Howard Mann to this story. When so many news stories seem to be doom and gloom, it is really great to hear a good news story like this. Please make sure to watch the video - you won't know whether to laugh or cry! Big thanks Howard!
Diets Flub a Test - New York Times - recent studies show that low fat diets
don’t work. I am in the process of dieting at the moment so this is of
particular interest to me. I’ll talk more about my experience in the near
Economy Is A Lot Stronger Than You Think - a good look at how the US
measures trade and deficits. The suggestion is that intangibles such as
intellectual know-how isn’t collated properly and that in a knowledge driven
world this is the most critical part of our value add.
WSJ.com - The Hidden Dangers of Heartburn - If you thought Heartburn is something you could ignore, think again. It is one of the major causes of esophogeal-cancer, the fastest rising cancer in the US. Subscription required.
Chris Anderson is the editor in chief of Wired magazine. He recently wrote an article entitled the Long Tail. It lays out the challenges and opportunities that the Entertainment, Media and gaming industries face as they come to terms with the internet and digitisation. I believe it may become a seminal piece for the industry.
He has now just released the same article on Change This. If you are interested in learning about the new economics of these industries, make sure to read The Long Tail.