Links: Parody trailers, Obama fundraising, Japan!, American academic jobs
- 7 trailer parodies of Marvel, Pixar, Muppets, Star wars, Disney films – Pretty much what the titles says
- Meet the Obama campaign’s $250 million fundraising platform – Overview of the fundraising platform including A/B testing and optimization.
- Japan: high tech image, low tech reality – a place where the ATMs close at 9pm, offices without computers, fax machines in wide use and most homes without central heating
- The closing of American academia – How a $100,000 degree translates into a $10,000/year University teaching position.