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links for 2010-09-14

  • Good introduction to the concept of technomadism and the new minimalism. I'm not sure if these things merit -isms, but I do agree that I need to have less stuff.
    (tags: [technology](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/technology) [travel](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/travel) [minimalism](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/minimalism) [nomad](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/nomad) [stuff](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/stuff) [seanbonner](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/seanbonner) [boingboing](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/boingboing))
  • A very interesting examination of the pharmaceutical industry's practice of hiring Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) from the medical community to play up the benefit of new drugs.
    (tags: [medicine](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/medicine) [health](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/health) [pharma](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/pharma) [kol](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/kol) [article](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/article) [marketing](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/marketing) [interesting](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/interesting) [chronicle](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/chronicle))
  • A close-up profile of Mark Zuckerberg in advance of "The Social Network". Some salient details that were new to me. My favorite was the conference rooms named after "bad ideas": Knife at a Gunfight, Subprime Mortgage, Beacon…
    (tags: [newyorker](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/newyorker) [article](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/article) [profile](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/profile) [facebook](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/facebook) [markzuckerberg](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/markzuckerberg) [thesocialnetwork](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/thesocialnetwork) [internet](http://delicious.com/parkerhiggins/internet))