Lee Iacocca, American industrialist
"You want your site to be a social object ... and right now one of the most valuable things you can do for your customers, consumers, employees or business partners is to filter signal from noise."
David Armano, senior partner at Dachis Corp., writing in Logic+Emotion
"The impact of the current pandemic will be obscured by under or lack of reporting. Malnutrition and other diseases of poverty mean that infected people have a worse prognosis for any kind of flu.""
University of Cape Town virologist Ed Rybicki. Read the full story.
UN Dispatch: Following Ban Ki-moon's "congratulating" Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's re-election, 200-plus "intellectuals, activists and defenders of rights," including a number of Nobel Prize winners, have signed an open letter to the Secretary-General contesting the Iranian elections and urging him to take a number to steps to withhold support for the Iranian regime and protect the rights of Iranian protestors.