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28 March 2011

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  1. Arab spring: an interactive timeline of Middle East protests | World news | guardian.co.uk

    This is nicer than my rash knee-jerk dislike of whizziness made me think. Works well as an overview and journey. There’s a bit of a disconnect between country names and events, and I want to see more time at once, but nice and clear otherwise. (via Max Gadney)

  2. W. Brian Arthur vs Silicon Roundabout, ‘Start-Up Britain’ and other shake-and-bake approaches « Magical Nihilism

    Matt Jones on how you can’t just conjure an area like Shoreditch out of thin air and tax incentives. These things — locations, industries, technologies — take time and long-term ideas.

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    The voiceover on 'Twenty Twelve' is great. Great at destroying any flow and many of the jokes. Why is it there at all?

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    @peterjlaw Ha ha, very good :)

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    @spaceboy Be careful not to get the curly cable snagged in your spokes!

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    Really want to watch something fun and lighthearted. Only bearable live TV is a BBC Four doc about "the question of what is nothing". Oh.

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    @katylindemann I have my David Allen-approved Brother labeller whirring away!

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    The pain of organising several years worth of accounts is only made bearable by the pleasing sight of neatly stacked and labelled folders.

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    Re-imagining an annoying, tedious, frustrating problem as an opportunity. Or something. In theory.