February 2013

Hey #China hackers, if you want to help the motherland, could you at least get everyone off of #InternetExplorer 6?
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When Troy Saved Its Library with a Book Burning Party

A guerrilla marketing campaign uses outrage to drum up social media and mainstream media coverage, and dramatically redirects the framing of a proposed tax increase to save the local library.

Hoaxing the people you want to support you is a risky proposition. But this time it paid off. (via)

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“Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that defences of peace must be constructed.” —UNESCO Constitution, 1945
>  11 February 2013 | LINK
“The river of freedom has many stops.” – Ella, age 4.
>  8 February 2013 | LINK

What is the Definition of Manhood?

What is manhood?

Well done, Times of India. (source)

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“If you don’t understand capitalism’s role in contributing to a problem, you probably won’t be able to rely on capitalism to chart a path to the solution.”

What Capitalism Can’t Fix, Harvard Business Review on public works and a concise teardown of some of the “social innovation” rhetoric.
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RT @jcutbirth: Times revises Koch obituary to report "hundreds" of New Yorkers sick of dying of AIDS in the 80s. The number is actually closer to 30,000.
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