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Linkness. What we’ve been reading | March 23, 2012

by Nextness published March 22, 2012 posted in Linkness

The Never-Ending Circle of Creative Woe by Gemma CorrellThe Never-ending Circle of Creative Woe by Gemma Correll. Another week, another Linkness!

If you read just one thing, make it this.



  • How Muji uses poetic product design to cut carbon impact | Co.Design
  • The startup curve | A VC


  • Why I left Google: The Google I was passionate about was a technology company that empowered its employees to innovate. The Google I left was an advertising company with a single corporate-mandated focus. | JW on Tech
  • Don’t get stuck by Pinterest, lawyers warn | WSJ


  • What do financial bubbles and the human mind have in common? | RSA blogs
  • Bringing San Quentin prison to social media | The Atlantic
  • On strategists as connectors | Hee-Haw Marketing
  • High status breeds feelings of trust | Scientific American
  • The power of being heard: Group with less power benefits more from sharing its perspective | Science Daily
  • Basic instinct: the human truth about retailing in a digital world by Jon Steel | WPP
  • The making of a blockbuster: The behind-the-scenes story of the readers and booksellers who launched the Hunger Games franchise | Salon.com


  • I can’t stop reading this analysis of Gawker’s editorial strategy | Nieman Journalism Lab
  • “Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style.” On speechwriting | Telegraph
  • Writing and speaking: What I really want is to have good ideas, and that’s a much bigger part of being a good writer than being a good speaker. | Paul Graham
  • I like words | Letters of Note
  • How to play | White Labs

On Nextness this week.

STW Group news.

  • STW acquires majority stake in Buchanan Group | mUmBRELLA
  • Bank of Melbourne launches ‘The Local Project’ with Facebook campaign via Ogilvy Melbourne | Campaign Brief
  • JWT wins inaugural ACE award | mUmBRELLA

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