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Daily Reading List — July 15th

Project management for work that matters – I've made the mistake of breaking every one of these rules at least once. Good stuff here.

RevCoachAtkinson: For Love – For any of you Robert Earl Keen fans getting weddin'd soon, this could help.

Bonus points if you are able to tweak it to mention someone stepping into the alley with a single-shot .410

Taxi companies fret over impact of Uber, while drivers hope for more money – Whenever I use Uber, I usually end up talking about the service with the driver. One guy in Chicago told me he worked in management for a taxi company, but drove for Uber with his brother-in-law (also a taxi employee) on the side. He said the exact same thing–the taxi company owners hate it, and the drivers are loving it. Many, many drivers are interested in starting their own business, and Uber is the perfect way to get started for them.

Hostile people more likely to suffer a stroke – As we age, it's important to remember that it doesn't hurt your health at all to maintain a cheerful and positive disposition.

Hey! You kids get off my lawn!

Why Your Yoga Class Is So White – And then there's the even smaller percentage of minorities who spend their lives wearing Lululemon. Well, there is that one half-Korean chick.

Why The Cloud You Want Is Not The Cloud You Deserve – Maybe starting with low-risk systems and working your way out based on demand is a good idea?

5 People You Should Regularly Talk Shop With for a Better Career – I like these articles about establishing a "Board of Directors" for your personal life.

Meh – Of course, I only have one thing to say about this…

Another Yummy Link Dump — 17:05

Pelosi Open To The VAT – Gasp! Shock! What? She would actually consider a new tax? The hell you say!

Post Rapture Pets – No matter what you do or don't believe, you have to admit this is a smart business model.

There’s No Excuse For This – Windows mobile 6.5 – Just to needle @raowen: "It's an interim product, and a vain attempt to hold onto the thinning ranks people who still choose Windows Mobile despite not being somehow tethered to it until the tardy Windows Mobile 7 comes out, whenever that may be."

Moore proves Libertarians right – And being a libertarian is downright heart breaking: "I'd imagine it's like being a Cubs fan, except there usually isn't much hope for next year."

The iDontFart App – Proceed to AT&T store. There's now a reason to own an iPhone.

UT’s Supercomputer Breaks Petascale – Let loose the Kraken! My sources are telling me that a poor ol' country boy's head just exploded in the UTCC.

Apple Quits Chamber Of Commerce Over Global Warming – Apple isn't stupid. They realize there's too much green to be made in "green" to even begin to question it. This is a marketing and sales decision, not an environment/community decision.

What if Only the Rich Recover? – WSJ – Don't call it a comeback!

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