By Felix Salmon
March 22, 2011
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Interesting use of the Groupon strategy: offer a $50 coupon for a place where the average check is surely much lower — OpenTable

“If you don’t link to primary sources, I just don’t trust you” — Guardian

The NY Fed launches a blog. And immediately truncates its RSS feed — NY Fed

Wife Said No, Apple Said Yes — MacRumors

The video of my paidContent talk with Nick Denton is now online — paidContent

File under “improbable, but cute” — Atlantic

Om’s take on the AT&T merger with T-Mobile — “Everybody (Except AT&T) Loses — GigaOm

“If a Twitter feed or a blog carries the Reuters name, then the same standards of editing and sourcing apply” — Emirates 24/7


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Re: Educated, Unemployed and Frustrated n/21klein.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

My question — what skills do you have?

I am highly suspect of anybody who asserts that a degree from a “top-tier” school entitles them to a job, doubly so when the degree is in a fluff major.

We turn out far too many “college graduates” who are essentially literate but don’t have much else to recommend them in the workplace. Graduate school is often where students learn specific skills.

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Re: Groupon – 2 couples can surely break the $50 barrier at Smorgas Chef – but for 2 it does seem intended mainly as a way get you to spring for a bottle of wine.

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So what if the average check FOR ONE PERSON at that restaurant is lower. That just means you go with enough friends to bring the total up to the required level.

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