Monday, August 11, 2008

"Having precise ideas often leads to a man doing nothing." Paul Valery

"The man who listens to reason is lost: Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her." George Bernard Shaw

"Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today's image: untitled by Lisa at TSS. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Summer reading: Fiction. China Mieville. Finished Perdido Street Station - outstanding! Picked up Mieville's The Scar. This gentleman is an incredible, gifted writer. [Amazon info]

Cara's Basement: Cara chats up my girl Duffy at Chicago Lollapalooza. [Podcast - Listen in here]. Warwick Avenue the next US single - killer! [Official video via YouTube] Kudos to Cara.

Please, help this woman: Deborah Chesher is a published photographer [Amazon info]. Her rock star gets include George Harrison, Jerry Garcia and Frank Zappa. Now, her daughter is having brain surgery and Deborah is selling prints to help pay the bills. Get the story, see the prints here. If you're not able to buy a print, please share the link.

Congrats & cheers: Shel Israel signs Intel as sponsor of his Social Media Global Report.

Colonel Tribune

Give ten points to the gang at Tribune. Col Trib is on Twitter (1,287 updates and counting, 739 followers) setting things in motion for their second TweetUp. The Col is also on FF, brightkite, digg and more. Smart. [More TweetUp info]

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