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Felix Salmon

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By Felix Salmon
November 25, 2009

Charles Diez Gets 120 Days for Shooting Cyclist in the Head — Streetsblog

Sponsor a 9/11 cobblestone! — 9/11 Memorial

Ben Davis on the “sense of coagulating ignorance surrounding the art world” — Artnet

Lacayo kills his blog. Silly, why not just reduce the frequency? — Time

The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody — YouTube

The next time someone argues that transit is overly subsidized and roads “pay for themselves,” show them this — Streetsblog

FDIC fund falls into red — Reuters

Wondering what Google will look like after News Corp pulls out? — Gawker

Cartoonist, who calls herself an “information radical,” documents how she made $55,000 giving away her work — WSJ

Classic book review — Amazon

A safety improvement for cars can be dangerous for cyclists — Streetsblog

Anthony d’Offay was behind winning $4-mil bid for Bruce Nauman neon “Violins, Violence, Silence” — Lindsay Pollock

Brownstein on healthcare has been declared “mandatory reading” by Obama — Atlantic, Politico

Is it plausible that the grandfather of cool, corporate Helvetica was a kind of ironic, high-lowbrow Cubist straddle? — Crooked Timber

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here is another great book review. Actually all the book reviews by this guy are great.http://www.amazon.com/review/R2X2T B3S4O5I60?ie=UTF8&ref_=cm_cr_rdp_perm

Posted by Matthew K | Report as abusive
 

Regarding MS and News Corp: I’d probably “pay extra” for a search engine that automatically excluded all Murdock content – in other words, avoid one that did.Also, it’s problematic for MS to ally themselves with so polarizing a figure as Murdock. Maybe they’ll suck up to the Moonies next.

Posted by mfritter | Report as abusive
 

Thanks for the cycling links. I feel like the cyclists’ view doesn’t get much play outside the community. Sad that there are such “community” devisions, but there it is.

 

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