26 March 2011

Weekend links and other

I am sorry to report my old laptop is near death. Those of you who knew my computer will be surprised to learn it has lasted as long as it has. I am transferring over files.

The weekend news is mainly football news this week:

  1. Clarence Seedorf is studying for his MBA at Bocconi.
  2. Eric Abidal has surgery for a liver tumor (http://bit.ly/hLXG0x). Early reports are positive.
  3. Bryan Robson has surgery for throat cancer (http://bit.ly/dYWodt).
  4. There's a movie out about Ferenc Puskas's life-”Puskas Hungary.” It includes some archival footage. It's only available in the original language, as far as I know.
  5. There's a movie about Yugoslavia going to the 1930 World Cup in Uruguay-”Montevideo, bog te video Prica prva [2010] domaci film.” It's also available in the original language only.


  1. Steve McQueen's Porsche (http://bit.ly/dH9qX1). I have a Toyota Celica, BTW.
  2. How to hack a car (http://bit.ly/fOvpki).
  3. Leadership crisis everywhere? http://bit.ly/gK6YTv.
  4. Who watches the watchers? How do you pick the experts to pick the experts? Who authenticates the authenticators? http://bit.ly/fZCCHF.
  5. Life in the US has changed a lot in the last 50 years. David Leonhardt says it has changed even more in the poorest countries (http://nyti.ms/hZUlg9).
  6. Price-to-rent ratios for housing in various countries (http://bit.ly/hvQab5).
TTFN (Ta-ta for now),


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