The Lookout (February 4, 2007)

Look-out (noun): 1. the act of looking out or keeping watch; 2. a watch kept, as for something that may happen; 3. a person or group keeping watch; 4. a station or place from which watch is kept. 5. an object of care or concern. (Dictionary.com)

Five links to blogs, posts, articles or websites that we found interesting, useful or just fun.

1. The World Economic Forum website. Lots to explore. (Leadership)

2. A World Economic Forum session that I found particularly interesting was Wisdom of Youth. Panelist’s included H.M. Queen Rania of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom and the moderator was Jonathan Charles, Correspondent, BBC World Affairs, United Kingdom. The highlight was the participation of 5 youth panelists from around the world. There were also some interesting comments and questions from the audience at 41:20 of the Webcast. (Education)

3. The Work Space on the World Economic Forum’s website. Check out Visualizing A Successful Enterprise in The Future Series.(Interesting)

4. Acronym Finder (Tool)

5. Drip Wars – A Pollock, in the Eyes of Art and Science (NY Times, Sunday, February 4, 2007) Technology vs. intuition. (Essay)

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The Lookout (January 26, 2007)

Look-out (noun): 1. the act of looking out or keeping watch; 2. a watch kept, as for something that may happen; 3. a person or group keeping watch; 4. a station or place from which watch is kept. 5. an object of care or concern. (Dictionary.com)

Five weekly links to blogs, posts or websites that we found interesting, useful or just fun.

1. Senduit.com – Need to send someone a file too large to email? Simple and free! (Tools)

2. Christie’s Maritime Art Auction (January 31, 2007) Check out Montague Dawson, James Edward Buttersworth, Robert Salmon and lots more. (Art)

3. A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods Fascinating project and great resource for presenting data(Interesting)

4. The 59 Smartest Orgs On-Line – Great resource for nonprofits to see how other do it effectively. Co-sponsored by NetSquared, GetActive and Squidoo. Marketing guru Seth Godin is involved. (Nonprofit)

5. You Are What You Expect – The futures of optimists and pessimists by Jim Holt – NY Times Magazine (January 21, 2007) (Essay) (Also check out the Joel Meyerowitz image)

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