Krishna Guha writes: Paulson rues shortage of firepower as battle raged. The world’s financial system was close to potential collapse three times this year.Here’s hoping for a MUCH better 2009.
Archive for December, 2008
This long and detailed slide show from T2 Partners gives an overview of housing/credit crisis and why there’s more pain to come. It’s not pretty. (PDF format)
“… the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics has been tracking wireless use in semiannual surveys. The figures from the first half of 2008 are in, and they show 17.5 percent, or more than one in six, U.S. households have cut the cord, up from 13.6 percent a year earlier.” [via Good Morning Silicon Valley]
Linton Weeks of NPR shares a list of what’s in and what’s out (December 2008 edition). Funny stuff.
Matt Aimonetti talks about Merb, a Ruby framework (and alternative to Rails) used to build web applications and services. Article has an excellent list of Ruby and Merb resources.