Technology Uh…Twitter something. [Everyone]*
Let’s see…Facebook this and that? [Everyone]*
*Editor’s note: we’re now actively filtering out all news related to Twitter and Facebook for efficiency’s sake – the above mentioned groundbreaking highlights were garnered through inference.
America: Now $8-to-$14 Trillion Poorer [Reason] – It’s very hard for some of us to feel any poorer, but by golly we’re trying.
Unemployment at 10% to Depress Consumer Spending, Survey Shows [Bloomberg] – To figure out how to get paid to do surveys that give the same result as that learned in Economics 101 is the real trick to survival.
Court Docs Reveal Govt. Likely Forced Chrysler Deal With Minimal Knowledge of Fiat [NewsBusters] – Heck, the government probably forced Merrill Lynch on Bank of America too, so quit the bitching.
England Takes World Fly Fishing Championships [MidCurrent] – Congratulations to Team England. And in other news, the PMs decided this was a good reason to buy all new gear for themselves and bill British taxpayers.
To Save Fish, Defeat Them Quickly [Fly Talk] – What the fast-action graphite wielding contingent knew all along.
Dress for success applies directly to fly-fishermen [Durango Herald] – Proving once and for all that looking good really does matter.
MG signing off (to clean out the rest)
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Notes and tagged catch and release, Chrysler, competition, economics 101, Facebook, Fiat, fly fishing, Twitter, unemployment, wealth on . June 15, 2009
As peer groups get richer, the balance between private pleasure and publicly visible consumption shifts…
Their primary luxuries [become] time and attention.
You have to cut through the racial typing to get the meat of the issue, and I’m sure some folks will get it right away. But I am curious – if time is the new luxury, why do so many waste it sipping lattes in urban Starbucks?