Links Round Up for 01/23/11
- Obama may Face new Kind of Crowd at State of the Union (usa today):Â ”The choreographed standing and clapping of one side of the room — while the other side sits — is unbecoming of a serious institution.”
- Comic: 3D (xkcd): String Theory is tricky…
- Introducing Technically Media (sean blanda): Sean is doing some cool stuff in Philly and beyond- I suggest you check it out!
- Cell Phone Holdouts are Right: Buy a Cell Phone, Become a Baby: It’s true. People are also becoming ruder and less considerate because they think the cell phone gives them a free pass!
- The Best Times to Buy Anything in 2011 (lifehacker): I love that they do these calendars. I want to buy a new car this year- looks like September is my best bet.
- Quote- Steve Jobs & Exit Strategies (37signals): When I did the business plan competition, “Exit Strategy” was a required section of the plan. I didn’t really know how to answer besides, “Umm, none?”
- Our Biggest Android Annoyances & How to Fix Them (lifehacker): Great guide- very helpful no matter how long you’ve had an Android phone.
- Apple’s Making it Impossible to Open Up Your iPhone (gizmodo): They are swapping out screws and replacing them with ones that don’t have a commercial screw driver. Are you surprised? I’m not.
- Ronald Reagan: A ‘Folklore’ President who Led a Revolution (usa today): â€Ž”This hard, no-compromise is not the Reagan approach,” Brinkley says. “He was the person who ended conservatism as being ideologically frozen, and he became the genial, pragmatic conservative…”
- Eek! A Male! (wsj): This is true. I’m actually self-consciousÂ about being pinned as such, and it’s not healthy. On a side note, this is the second article from Lenore Skenazy I’m linking to from this week. I think I found a new favorite writer.
- ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Villains Revealed: Anne Hathaway as Catwoman and Tom Hardy as Bane. Sounds good to me.
- Larry Page to Replace Eric Schmidt as CEO of Google (mashable): Interesting news. Schmidt will still serve as Executive Chairman, but Page will take care of the day-to-day stuff.
Also, last week I launched my new website for Manifest Development. Check it out if you didn’t already!