Friday, January 25, 2008

Friday Fun -- Free Rice, the Future of Technology and Baywatch

If you have.....

0.5 minutes of free time
Give free rice to hungry people by playing a simple — or not that simple — word game and improving your vocabulary. My new term of the week: viral marketing.

6.06 minutes of free time
Information Age... The Future of Technology
Simple yet powerful presentation. Simple in the sense that it is a sequence of plain slides displaying statistical data — not clear where the data comes from. Just the right music for dramatic effect.

10-15 minutes of free time
Baywatch Bigger than Aid, by Charles Kenny (6 pages)
A humorous attempt at measuring the social and economic impact of television and comparing that to the impact of development assistance.

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