Links for the Week: Saturday January 10, 2009

How to Save the World

What You Don't Know About Gaza: Some facts about the world's largest refugee camp.and About Afghanistan: In the failed state of Afghanistan, everything is for sale. -- drugs, political office, justice, and, of course "protection". Kept afloat by billions of dollars in American and other foreign aid, the government of Afghanistan is shot through with corruption and graft. The Want Bone, by Robert Pinsky (thanks to The Augusta Archive for the link): The Want Bone.

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Ten Important Business Trends

How to Save the World

Mexico may well fail as a state, and become as dangerous and expensive to keep in check as Afghanistan -- and a lot closer. We will probably witness environmental phenomena that are almost unimaginable -- hurricanes, droughts, flooding, hail and ice storms on a massive scale. BLOG Ten Important Business Trends. Cartoon by Robert Weber in The New Yorker. I 've been asked to be a panel member at a conference on Thursday with the intriguing theme What's Next?

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks March 16, 2010 tags: civilization , evolution , social networks , society by Venessa Miemis This weekend I experienced a snowcrash; a moment where the seemingly disparate pieces of information floating in my head came together. A synapse fired, a new connection was made, and I was brought to a new level of consciousness, a new way of seeing the world.

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