Op-Ed Columnist – A Supreme Leader Loses His Aura as Iranians Flock to the Streets – NYTimes.com
“I swear to God,” he shouted at the protesters facing him, “I have children, I have a wife, I don’t want to beat people. Please go home.”
Some of the best reporting I have ever read. Heartbreaking situation going on in such an important and historic place.
Daring Fireball: Regarding the WSJ’s Report That Steve Jobs Had a Liver Transplant
This is such a great breakdown on this story. Not that I would expect any less from Gruber. Here is my take on what happened:
- WSJ gets a tip from hospital.
- WSJ confirms with multiple sources and records from hospital.
- WSJ goes to Apple with story.
- Apple makes deal for exclusive if WSJ does not source and times release to print per Apple’s direction.
This is the only thing that makes sense to me.
Such a sweet tune and fun video for a song with this title.
Hivelogic – You’re sending a message
“When you’re available, set your status to Available. When you’re busy or away from your computer, set your status to Away.”
I’m often surprised at how bad I am at remembering this. I bet you are too. Some good tips here.
Another Improve Anywhere standout performance. I just love these: The Mp3 Experiment Six (via ImprovEverywhere)
Not-So-Easy Listening: It Takes a Trek to Hear This Track – WSJ.com
“Indie folk and rock singer Sufjan Stevens has avid fans in many countries who are desperate to hear one of his latest songs.
But to do that, they have to get to Alec Duffy’s apartment in Brooklyn.”
Agree or not, it’s an interesting direction the song’s owner has chosen to take. (via Coudal)
Amish Finances – Houston Chronicle
Fascinating article with plenty of lessons we “Englishmen” can learn.
Banksy in secret exhibition stunt
Words can’t explain the awesome.
Well-Read Life: Why you should write in your books now
This had a real effect on me and will change the way I approach a book for the rest of my life.
Thank you Steve.