Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Quick Thoughts

I have had a short list of links floating around for a couple of weeks (when I wanted to post them to del.icio.us, the server was down, so I had to email them to myself instead).


The Wikiversity. But will it actually change the model? Will people be open to new ways of learning?
http://chronicle.com/free/2005/12/2005121601t.htm

Market based on the job, not the demographic (see Swiffer or eBay, vs. the failure of Intuit's Financial Planner).
http://www.corante.com/customer/archives/2005/12/27/marketing_malpractice.php

Barbie rules Cyberspace. It's all true. My friends have detailed the obsessive fashion in which their daughters log on to Barbie.com every single day.
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/dec2005/tc20051222_092369.htm

Tom Evslin's brilliant analogy explaining why employer-provided health insurance is simply insane.
http://blog.tomevslin.com/2005/12/foodstuff_benef.html

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