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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]( [travel]( [minimalism]( [nomad]( [stuff]( [seanbonner]( [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]( [health]( [pharma]( [kol]( [article]( [marketing]( [interesting]( [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]( [article]( [profile]( [facebook]( [markzuckerberg]( [thesocialnetwork]( [internet](