Sunday, September 30, 2012

Links Of The Week - 2009-09-30

Deutsche Telecom is getting its US subsidiary T-Mobile to sell 7200 towers to Crown Castle for $2.4b!

A fascinating documentary on "decision-making" from the BBC Horizon. Runs ~50 minutes. How spontaneous or rational are you? If you don't have the time, go to 31:20 for how subliminal influences impact decisions.

What is a PhD, really? An illustrated example!

Here's a step by step guide on how to make a sandwich if you don't have arms. Inspirational!

A simple solution to the Apple maps vs Google maps fight. There is a difference between users, consumers & customers. Users use, consumers consume & customers pay!

Simon & Garfunkel at their Central Park Concert in 1980! or maybe you want to get a bass guitar lesson with Jaco Pastrious (if it catches your fancy).

A follow up story on Onion: It's Iran's official news agency that got duped this time round!

A picture of the largest umbrella in the world

Organ harvesting is in fashion, even when the donors may not necessarily be dead!

This story, No evidence of disease- an account of a disease that never was, sheds a different perspective!