Reshaping History from 200-2009, Beijing, China

Yesterday was a big day for Chinese art and artists they say. The show "Reshaping History from 200-2009" at the China National Convention center opened with several 100 artworks, on display. Divided in sections like, "Special Documenta, The Theme, Temperament and Civilization, A spectacle of the ordinary". Visit Reshaping History, open from 4th May till 21st May 2010

Picasso's wisdom: in a single day, you can create art work, worth $106.5 Million

A painting that Picasso created in a single day in March 1932, "Nu au Plateau de Sculpteur (Nude, Green Leaves and Bust)," sold for $106.5 million, a world record auction price for a work of art, at Christie's Tuesday night. Bidding for the Picasso lasted 8 minutes and 6 seconds; there were six bidders.

Steven Jobs wisdom: Apple sells 1,000,000 iPads

It's selling by the truckload's, 309 million people in the USA, that means 1/390 people have one. It took Apple over a year and a half to sell its first million iPods. It took Apple 74 days to sell its first million units of the iPhone. (It took three days each to sell the first million units of the iPhone 3G and 3GS). It took Apple 28 days to sell its first million iPads.

Greece: match fixing in the war over public tax money.

What opened my mind in this chapter, was a sign hold up by a "red shirt" demonstrator in Bangkok saying: YOUR WEAPON'S COME FROM OUR TAXES, DON'T USE THEM AGAINST US.

It becomes a easy story, the establishment with his huge conglomerate of manpower of slaves and supporting infrastructures melting tons of peoples tax money away into private pockets. You can call it "match fixing" in the "war over public tax money".

General James N. Mattis visdom: “PowerPoint makes us stupid”

“PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina. (He spoke without PowerPoint.) Brig. Gen. H. R. McMaster, who banned PowerPoint presentations when he led the successful effort to secure the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar in 2005, followed up at the same conference by likening PowerPoint to an internal threat. “It’s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control,” General McMaster said in a telephone interview afterward.

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