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Weekend Reading

October 30th, 2010 · No Comments

This week’s links:

  • The incredible growth of the Internet since 2000: from Royal Pingdom.”There were only 361 million Internet users in 2000, in the entire world. For perspective, that’s barely two-thirds of the size of Facebook today.”
  • Dawn of a new day: by Ray Ozzie. “The next five years will bring about yet another inflection point – a transformation that will once again yield unprecedented opportunities for [Microsoft] and our industry catalyzed by the huge & inevitable shift in apps & infrastructure that’s truly now just begun.
  • The death of the traditional company: from Forbes. “Mobile devices, Internet-based software and social media are transforming the workplace.”
  • What makes cities great: from strategy+business. “Charles Landry knows: Distinction, Variety, and Flow.”
  • A father who failed: by Pritish Nandy. “Everything I taught my children has, in effect, handicapped them. It has made them inadequate to face the world they are in.” The article is not what you think it is about. Read it!

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