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Links for Thursday, April 24, 2008

  • John Dvorak: Vista’s 11 Pillars of Failure – “You get the sense that Microsoft just piles code on top of code and somewhere in the middle of it all is MS-DOS 1.0.
  • NPR: Home Prices Drop Most in Areas with Long Commute – “Recent studies suggest that buyers underestimated the costs of their long commutes. Those expenses can add up to more than the buyers saved on the home.
  • Steven Pearlstein: The Bottom Is Up Ahead – “What if, for the better part of a decade, the United States had been living way beyond its means, consuming more than it produced and investing more than it saved? What if China and Taiwan and Saudi Arabia and even Japan were willing to finance that trade deficit on easy terms because it allowed them to peg their currencies to the dollar in a way that generated higher job creation and economic growth in their home markets?