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Why Pinterest Is Not the Next Big Thing for Your Business
You’ve likely heard lots and lots about a newish social network called Pinterest in the last couple of weeks. [caption id=attachment_10824 align=aligncenter width=480 caption=1935 Alfa Romeo 8C - Fabforgottennobility via The Fancy][/caption] Many bloggers are talking about it in the same giddy ways reserved for the last few next big things, but let me offer some relief.
Does ‘Linsanity' do my Asian heritage a Lin-justice?
I didn't know I wanted a Jeremy Lin until there he was - on the cover of every newspaper, leading off every highlight reel, the linspiration for a slew of awful puns that cluttered my Twitter feed. As a Canadian-born, half-Chinese guy living in multicultural Toronto, I haven't had much reason to be troubled by my Asianness.
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Oilsands in Canada | CanadianBusiness.com
Funny, isn't it, that just as investment in Canada's vast reserves of oilsands hits a new high-$134 billion worth of projects under construction or soon to start-we should be struck by an unexpected question: Does anyone even want our oil? Given recent events, you couldn't blame us for wondering.
Richard Branson on office romance etiquette | CanadianBusiness.com
There are many types of family businesses. I was reminded of this recently after acquiring the British bank Northern Rock, which we are in the process of rebranding as Virgin Money. As I travelled around the country, welcoming the Northern Rockers as the newest members of the Virgin Group, the bank's strong family spirit was evident.
Kaz Hirai to be named Sony Corp. president - Report
Nikkei reports PlayStation boss to move to new role as early as April; Howard Stringer to remain chairman and CEO. Sony's Kaz Hirai has shuffled around the corporate ladder quite a bit in the past year. Last March, the longtime Sony employee was promoted to executive deputy president.
A Segway anniversary | JIMROMENESKO.COM
"Segway will be to the car what the car was to the horse and buggy." - Dean Kamen, quoted in Time on December 2, 2001 "If enough people see the machine you won't have to convince them to architect cities around it. It'll just happen."
Writers Tears « jameschatto.com
I believe in the social benefits of taxation. It's how those of us who are lucky enough to find jobs can still hold up our heads in a Canada that is being split increasingly cynically into the haves and the have-nots by the Harper government's divisive policies.
Silicon Valley Ryan Gosling
Hey girl. Don't you worry about Facebook flagging your Tumblr as "potentially harmful." It just means you are on the right track. I'll always have your back, girl. And Facebook, I'm flipping you the ASCII bird for flagging my other blog because of this.
Skyrim : 2012
CLICK HERE FOR PART 2- http://youtu.be/9WriurIFyyo Skyrim is still thriving in the year 2012 and Belethor's distant cousin Gregethor is running the shop with Digurd, Sigurd's distant relative. Buckets still get put on heads and coin purses still get thieved, and throwing fire and ice at each other is still the preferred way of settling a dispute.
Man Builds Fairy Tale Home for His Family – For Only £3,000
Share Tweet Simon Dale has built an eco-friendly home for his family in Wales. It’s beautiful, livable – and it only cost £3,000! You must see it to believe it. This could be and should be the wave of the future in home building. Share Tweet