nice piece on recent events from Mashable…nothing new, but a good angle.
Research finds people are adapting ability to remember because of power of search engines to remember for them
What did the President do in response to last week’s horrendous job report — unemployment rising to 9.2 percent in June, with only 18,000 new jobs (125,000 are needed each month just to keep up with the growth in the potential labor force)?
He said the economy continues to be in a deep hole, and…
Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant embraces a boy during his interaction with his fans Wednesday July 13, 2011 at suburban Taguig city east of Manila, Philippines. Bryant was in Manila for the third time to kick off his five-city tour that would take him to Seoul and various cities in China for promotional work while meeting with poor local children and players.
|—||Steve Jobs, 1997 (via lisawiseman)|
Some great tips from Jonas Wagner on getting fast, pixel-perfect design using Canvas on iOS. (via Brian LeRoux)
Here’s a must-read article by Nate Silver of the New York Times about the NBA’s financial situation and why David Stern and the NBA might be lying.
A few note-worthy facts from the article:
- NBA’s revenues have grown by 11% over five years, adjusted for inflation, or by 30% over 10 years.
- Ticket sales are down 6% compared to 5 years ago but up 22% since 1999-2000.
- Growth in non-player expenses has outpaced that of salaries, having increased by 13% over five years and 43% over 10 years.
I’ll touch up on this subject more this week including exploring how NBA owners make money from non-BRI (basketball related income) methods which are a direct result of team ownership, until then, I still believe that the NBA is misleading with their facts and all owners profit from owning an NBA team.