Month: December 2011

China Space Stations: Program Gains Momentum as US spirals into deeper self absorbtion & self destruction

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the Future BEIJING — China plans to launch space labs and manned ships and prepare to build space stations over the next five years, according to a plan released Thursday that shows the country’s…

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Rival Greek Orthodox & Armenian priests in Bethlehem brawl with brooms. VIDEO!

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation A turf war prompts scuffles between groups of Greek Orthodox and Armenian Christian clerics armed with brooms in Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity.Via www.bbc.co.uk

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Dot-dash-diss: The gentleman hacker’s 1903 lulz

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Via Scoop.it – Internet of the absurd A century ago, one of the world’s first hackers used Morse code insults to disrupt a public demo of Marconi’s wireless telegraph.   Nevil Maskelyne – doing it for the lulzVia…

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The Dumbest Idea In The World: Maximizing Shareholder Value – Forbes

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationThere is only one valid definition of a business purpose: to create a customer. A very good article that addresses some core problems in corporate governance. It identifies several legal changes that coul rectify…

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The intellectual cowardice of Bradley Manning’s critics

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation Those wanting the Army Private imprisoned are afraid to condemn the virtually identical acts of Daniel Ellsberg…   Here is what Ellen Knickmeyer, the Baghdad Bureau Chief for The Washington Post during the…

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Complex Systems Institute claims “bear raid” market manipulation crashed the global economy – Boing Boing

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationA paper from the New England Complex Systems Institute claims that they have found evidence that traders executed a “bear raid” on Citigroup in 2007, precipitating the financial collapse.   “Bear raids” have been…

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