It looks as though the BBC website has been revamped recently. And its even better. (No we don’t get commissions.) The main pages have better summaries. There is more audio and video. The navigation is easier. It looks good. Maybe even make it your home page (if astraea.net isn’t 🙂 ) – its not a bad place to start your day browsing …
Another good spiel that tells the news as it is and gives the opinion we all share … Slate Magazine
Michael Rbertson, founder of Linspire (formerly Lindows 🙂 ), has just launched Dealipedia – a business wiki for mergers, acquisitions, venture investments, IPO and other deals. Launching with nearly 20,000 deals, but also never before revealed info like how much Yahoo paid for Flickr, how much Google paid for Grandcentral and how much the founders of Myspace made in their sale to News Corp. Check it out!
Check it out here. Its visually pleasing and loaded with data and insight. Sections are Human Condition Trends, Our Relationship With Nature Trends, and Our Connected World Trends.
A Chinese media website recommended for its quality and depth: caijing.com.cn
This link came across my desk and I share it because of my ties to Hong Kong and fondness for China. It is the text of a famous letter from Emperor Qian Long sent to King George III at the height of Chinese civilisation in the 18th century. China entered into a 200-year period of decline shortly afterwards. It’s a great reminder of the benefits of openness, and an entertaining read!