Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #192

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Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, Solve For Interesting, the author of Complete Web Monitoring, Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks and Lean Analytics), Hugh McGuire (PressBooks, LibriVox, iambik and co-author of Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto) and I decided that every week the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see".

Check out these six links that we’re recommending to one another:

Now it’s your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it.


  1. ‘The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013’. Writing is just painting with words. Teju Cole describes how Walcott’s fascination with paint seeped into his poems, seemingly connecting everything that appeared to be disparate.
    ‘Why 18th century books looked like smartphone screens.’ I jettisoned the kindle and physical books to read on a small iPhone screen which I can take with me and read wherever I want. For me, the small screen induces focus and makes me feel like I read through the pages quicker. This preferred reading style apparently isn’t so different than the small page format in the 18th century.
    And more:

  2. I liked this article about the new face of hiring – less about expertise, and more about emergent leadership, learning, humility, etc. I think Pamela Slim would agree.
    How To Get a Job at Google

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