Scratchpaper Recommended Links [Ed. 0011 / Mixed]

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Latest selection of the best stuff I’ve seen lately across some of the ScratchPaper focus areas. This time we have items in Angel Investing, Apple, Communication, Crowd Sourcing, CyberSecurity, Entrepreneurship, Green, Internet/Big Data/Internet of Things, Media/Publishing, Mobile, New Urbanism, Photography, and Social Networking, including items on the myth of “Saudi America”, an idiot Congressman who thinks bikes pollute more than cars, video messaging and the future of communication, and Amazon’s sheer brilliance.  Enjoy. 

 

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Angel Investing

  • Pick Your Angel Investors Wisely (VentureBlog)

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Apple

  • There Was That Whole Internet Thing, Too (TechCrunch)

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Communication

  • Video Messaging and The Future of Communication (GigaOM)

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Crowd Sourcing

  • Customer Crowdfunding: Not So Fast Entrepreneurs (Again!) (Scratchpaper)
  • Crowdsourcing Your Way To More Effective Leadership (Fast Company)
  • Crowdsourcing the Climate Change Debate (Crowdsourcing.org)
  • Crowdsourcing the cloud to find cures for rare and “orphaned” diseases (Ars Technica)
  • Crowdsourcing Wisdom (USAToday)
  • Continuum Fashion: Crowdsourcing Platform Aims to Disrupt Fashion’s Hierarchy (TIME)
  • Cybersecurity Readings: Crowdsourcing Cybersecurity (Lawfare)
  • The Anti-Crowdsourcing: How Small Peer Groups Can Help Problem Solve (Fast Company)
  • NOAA Starts Crowdsourcing Weather Data (Triple Pundit)

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CyberSecurity

  • Cyberwar With China Is Here, Like It or Not (WSJ)
  • Vint Cerf: ‘The internet of things needs to be locked down’ (The Register)
  • Crowdsourcing Cybersecurity (Lawfare)

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Entrepreneurship

  • Crowdsourcing Your Way To More Effective Leadership (Fast Company)
  • Pick High Hanging Fruit (Xconomy)
  • The Emergence of a New Industry Around Entrepreneurship (Huffington Post)
  • Schools think too narrowly on entrepreneurship (Financial Times)
  • The Democratization of Entrepreneurship – Business Insider
  • Q&A: US immigration policy and entrepreneurship (MIT News)
  • Start-Up Marketing (Berman)

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Green

  • NOAA Starts Crowdsourcing Weather Data (Triple Pundit)
  • The Future of Solar is Spinning Cones (MotherBoard)
  • Solar Flight Has Its Moment in the Sun (Economist)
  • The Myth of “Saudi America” (Slate)
  • Solar Cells May Supplement Smartphone Batteries (NYTimes)
  • Alta Devices Breaks Solar Cell Efficiency Record (CleanTechnica)
  • Crowdsourcing the Climate Change Debate (Crowdsourcing.org)
  • Bikes Pollute More (If Stupidity Were A Crime, Congressman Ed Orcutt would be in Jail) (TakePart)

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Internet / Big Data / Internet of Things

  • Video Messaging and The Future of Communication (GigaOM)
  • The Computer that Never Crashes (NewScientist)
  • Is the ‘Internet of Things’ the way of the future? (Christian Science Monitor)
  • Enjoying the internet of things? Thank your smartphone (GigaOM)
  • Turning Everyday Devices into Paths of Attack (VentureBeat)
  • Digital lighting slowly claiming a spot in the Internet of Things (GigaOM)
  • The Internet Of Things Isn’t As New As It Seems (Forbes)
  • Op-ed: Moving from an age of Internet scarcity to abundance (Seattle Times)
  • How the Internet Has Changed the World [INFOGRAPHIC] (Mashable)
  • There Was That Whole Internet Thing, Too (TechCrunch)

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Media/Publishing

  • [Genius] Amazon’s Amazing New Stimulus Program (Slate)
  • The publishing industry has a problem, and eBooks are not the solution (O’Reilly)
  • Publishing Industry’s Awkward Video About How the Publishing Industry Is the Future of the Publishing Industry (The Slog)
  • Are Small Publishers the Future of the Industry? (GallyCat)
  • There Is No Publishing Industry (Digital Book World)

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Mobile

  • Open and Shut (Daring Fireball)
  • Pentagon unveils plan to tap potential of mobile devices (Reuters)
  • Mobile device connections growing quickly (Washington Post)
  • Karma 4G Hotspot: An Awesome Stash of Just-In-Case Internet (Gizmodo)
  • Enjoying the internet of things? Thank your smartphone (GigaOM)

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New Urbanism

  • America’s 10 Most Walkable Cities (Sustainable Cities Collective)
  • Has New Urbanism Killed Land Use Law? (Legal Planet)

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Photography

  • Aerial photography ban proposed for all but government (Boing Boing)

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