Chris' Linkjockey blog links to unique, fantastic sites on the web that you haven't seen before.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Profile of Paul Krugman, Nobel Economist (New Yorker)

The New Yorker interviews Nobel economist and NYT columnist Paul Krugman about his career and the impact of politics on his work.

Sunday, February 21, 2010



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Friday, February 19, 2010

Free 90-Day Subscription to Globe and Mail

I picked up a free newspaper yesterday, and received this offer from the Globe and Mail.

No strings attached.  Offer expires March 31, 2010.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

NYTimes: Olympic Torch Visits White Rock and U.S.A.

Rules Are Bent a Little, and Olympic Torch Visits the U.S.

The Olympic torch visited my hometown (South Surrey/ White Rock), my
street in New Westminster, and for the only time in the 2010 Olympic
Torch Relay, the flame dipped into the United States. I'm catching the

Friday, February 5, 2010

Zero Rupee Note Fights Corruption

Paying Zero for Public Services

In India, citizens resist public corruption by paying bribes with a
zero rupee note.

Olympic Transportation site

The Travel Smart 2010 website


Travel Smart 2010 is the official transportation website for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, and has crucial information on road closures, trip planning on transit, transit advisories and transportation to the Olympic venues.  The website will help you plan ahead, and relates to safety by reducing unnecessary detours and speeding (due to lateness).


Thursday, February 4, 2010

YouTube: Vancouver City Time Lapse Video (HD)

Stunning video of the 2010 Olympic city, with waves of fog and panoramic time lapse shots. Gorgeous!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Gold Medals For Vancouver Restaurants

From The New York Times:

CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: If Meals Won Medals

Where to eat in Vancouver, British Columbia, which is among the best
food towns in the history of the Winter Games.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

NYTimes is on the Ramen Bandwagon

Mmmmmm.... Ramen.

One Noodle at a Time in Tokyo

Ramen, a simple concoction of broth and noodles, has inspired passion
among Japanese and foreigners alike, and allows for a deeper
understanding of the city itself.

Cheers, Chris (via iPhone)