Monday 20 Aug 2018 | 01:13 | SYDNEY
Monday 20 Aug 2018 | 01:13 | SYDNEY

Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


9 September 2009 17:26

  • 'If they can put a man on the moon, then...' Barack Obama actually used this logic to explain how the US would tackle climate change. Larvatus Prodeo explains why its makes no sense.
  • Contra my post, here's why Rupert Murdoch's paywall idea might work after all.
  • GQ recently published an article showing Russian Government involvement in the 1999 Moscow bombings, which were blamed on Chechen separatists. It is now busy burying the piece.
  • Amnesty International defends its public silence on Thailand's archaic lese majeste laws.
  • IKEA is learning that if you want to do business in Russia, best to stay quiet about corruption. Otherwise, you might have your store opening delayed by months because your building has insufficient resistance to hurricanes.
  • Google wants to digitise every book on earth. France doesn't like the idea.