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  1. Unfinished Business 037: Kangaroo with an AK-47

    Special guest Dan Cederholm joins Andrew Clarke this week to talk about making money by making things, how making great schwag makes a great impression and what happened to Foamee. They discuss why on Dribbble it’s important for business to not get in the way of a great service and with Dan’s new book coming up, they talk about the process of writing and whether second editions are worth it.


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  2. 70Decibels - Generational - 038 - Building Sustainable Businesses with Maciej Cegłowski

    Gabe and Erik chat with Maciej Cegłowski, creator of Pinboard, about travel, deciding to create your own business, and helping others build their own, $37 at a time.


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  3. Why Cities Keep Growing, Corporations and People Always Die, and Life Gets Faster

    From edge.org: http://edge.org/conversation/geoffrey-west

    For the past few years Geoffrey West, a physicist former president of SantaFe Institute has been calling for "a science of how city growth affects society and environment".

    After years of focusing on scalability of cities and urban environments, West, is now is bringing "some of the powerful techniques, ideas, and paradigms developed in physics over into the biological and social sciences". He is looking at a bigger picture and asking the following question: "to what extent can biology and social organization (which are both quintessential complex adaptive systems) be put in a more quantitative, analytic, mathemitizable, predictive framework so that we can understand them in the way that we understand ‘simple physical systems’?’

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  4. Andy Budd: Mastering web user experience

    Andy tells us the best practices to employ when building your site for your target audience. Also discover what it takes for your designs to stand out.


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  5. Ricky Gervais on Not Having a Real Job - HBR IdeaCast - Harvard Business Review

    Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more.


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  6. Stanford’s Entrepreneurship Corner: Randy Komisar, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers - Getting to Plan B (Entire Talk)

    While Plan A may begin the backbone on which an entrepreneurial idea is hinged, succinct data gathering and constant market evaluation more often lead to profit with the next idea in line. The tech sector breeds innovation, says KPCB partner and frequent speaker Randy Komisar, and to do so it is required to accept the numerous fits and starts of the start-up.


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  7. Resisting corruption 09 Dec 10

    The United Nations has designated today as international anti-corruption day. But how can a business avoid paying a bribe? Justin Rowlatt speaks to Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, a former chairman of the oil giant Shell and the global mining company Anglo-American. And we ask Gary Busch, a logistics consultant with experience in Russia and Africa: is there a moral obligation for business people to refuse to pay bribes? Plus, Mark Tully reports in his letter from Delhi, on the key role of the press to maintain the pressure for punishment and the vigilance of the courts.

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