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I think I've been using email ineffectively all these years.  This is a great guide to taking better control.
 
This has done the rounds a little now, but for those that missed it - a tremendous Inbox Zero guide for GMail.
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CEO posts a public farewell note to his employees because he knows it will leak anyway.  That note gets decoded by a company originally known for interpreting the meaning of rap lyrics.  Welcome to the future.
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Free and freshly baked custard mooncakes this week at Kee Wah Bakery on Lyndhurst Terrace (12:30pm & 4:00pm)
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For fans of The Wire... Burners 2.0
 
Radar Blip - Burner app: Create disposable phone numbers

Have you ever been in a situation where you want someone to call, but you don’t want them to call forever? Now there’s an app that solves that problem for you.  
Burner app for iPhone allows you to create disposable numbers that expire after a week. The iPhone app lets you create as many numbers as you like, each expiring after seven days or 20 minutes of talk time, whichever comes first.

The numbers work just like a regular number and accept both voice calls and text messages. Users can also label each number with the name of whoever they gave it to and ‘burn’ these numbers at any time. 

Perfect for dating, selling stuff online, short-term projects and other times when you need to be in touch but want to maintain a little privacy.

Check it out here:
http://burnerapp.com/
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Definitely going to adopt the concept of HSDs as a leading indicator of performance and happiness.
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I've never had a problem eating an avocado on it's own.  But just in case you needed some convincing... they're really good for you!
 
There's so many reasons to add in more avocados to your diet. Here's the facts:

http://ow.ly/i8RMk
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Coming from someone who sells social media insights as a professional service, I’m going to tell you that it doesn’t always have to be complicated to listen. You don’t always have to buy the quantified research package if you just want to have a peek. In the same way we used to go sit at a crowded bar and just listen, social media allows you to do the exact same thing from your computer. (Alcohol optional.)
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Potential game changer for Facebook Deals
 
Radar Blip - Check-in through facial recognition

Ad agency Redpepper has developed a Facebook check-in system called ‘Facedeals’ that uses facial recognition to automatically check you into your destination as you enter.
 
Facedeal users will need to authorise the app through Facebook before automated check-ins can occur and after being identified by a camera, will be checked into the location on their timeline. They will also receive special deals from those businesses via text message.
 
The agency is currently beta testing the system at few local businesses in Nashville, USA.
 
Check it the video here: http://vimeo.com/47133014
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Now I know what Melo felt like when he was stunting on Nigeria...
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eBooks and NFC stickers.  WIN.
 
Radar Blip - Project Ingeborg

Austrian city Klagenfurt doesn't have its own public library. So it's turned itself into one.
 
A new initiative called Project Ingeborg has placed 70 stickers equipped with QR codes and NFC chips in various locations around the town.
 
When users hold their smartphones up to one, it sends them the browser to a website where they can download a free literary classic via Project Gutenberg – an online library that encourages the distribution of eBooks.
 
In many cases, the book is relevant to the location where the user can download it. For example, Arthur Schnitzler’s The Killer can be found near the police station.
 
Find out more here: http://pingeb.org/
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Why a Chinese Company Wants to Own Your Local Movie Theater
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By purchasing America's second largest cinema chain, a Chinese conglomerate is hoping to launch a global entertainment takeover.

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Google got a late Christmas gift in the form of 217 patents, acquired by way of IBM.

Google Commits to Making Search More Social | ClickZ.asia
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Google may have retired Buzz but the search giant has asserted its support for Google+, its latest social project.

Why The Future Of Work Is Play [Video] - PSFK
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Aaron Dignan, the CEO of Undercurrent and author of 'Game Frame' talks about how to make life more interesting and engaging through the use