Knowledge and Learning In The News - 1/29/2006

Kintaro Walks Japan - Google movie (67 min.)
Kintaro Walks Japan is the meticulously filmed and edited story of Tyler MacNiven's 2,000 mile trek from the bottom of Japan to the very top. His five-month odyssey was meant to impress a girl and to find his American father's Japanese birthplace. Tyler arm wrestled 100-year old ladies, dodged trains in tunnels and walked into the hearts of the Japanese people, quickly becoming a celebrity.

What Video On The Web Should Be: Is Google Video A Model To Follow? - Robing Good
One of the more annoying aspects of the so-called "Web 2.0" movement is the preponderance of self-proclaimed experts on the topic who crow about the power of user-generated media but who become rather despondent about anyone's efforts to surface its value but their own.

Redefining The CEO - Business Week
Just over a decade ago, Steve Jobs was considered washed-up, a has-been whose singular achievement was co-founding Apple Computer back in the 1970s. Now, given the astounding success of Apple and Pixar, he's setting a new bar for how to manage a Digital Age corporation. NOTE: Cool slideshow -- click the rabbit or turtle in the upper-left hand corner to speed up or slow down (or click manually).

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