Waiting For The Plane To Land Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Live Add: U2 Joins the Nation
It’s a 12 year deal, which should be good enough for up to two full albums worth of new U2 songs!
- Scott Sigler’s INFECTED — free download, inexplicably limited
Cory Doctorow dissects the "free" promotion related to Scott Sigler’s new book. Seems like Crown Publishing is trying to have it all, create new and different partnerships, and confuse readers. The comments thread is equally fun to read.
- Yahoo hopes women take a Shine to site
Sorry, after a headline like that, we’re out of snarky comments. Yahoo discovers that women are people too.
- SpiralFrog’s deal with Warner Music is half-baked
Hilarious. Not only that, they claim that they are the 3rd-biggest download site on the net. The basis of the this is that claim 850,000 registered users vs. the 400,000 that Emusic has. I have a Spiral Frog account, which I used once, and never again. On the other hand, I pay Emusic every month and visit it every week. To whom am I more valuable?
- Is Joe Torre Worth the Money?
A new, sabermetric spin on the eternal question of how much a manager contributes to his team’s success.