Archive for February, 2009

Free Rossignol Gear

Posted: February 18, 2009 in Uncategorized

I don’t know about you but I use Google about 10,000 times a day.  OK, maybe only a few dozen but it’s a lot.  Rossignol is an outdoor company that is offering free reward points for using their search engine that is powered by Google and Ask.com.  The search results aren’t that much different than Google and getting some free gift certificates or outdoor gear at the end of the year is pretty sweet.  Check out the link below.

Search & Win

If you’re wondering how Rossignol can afford this, they have sponsors (similar to Google) that pay to have customized links on the search results page.

Liberal Arts Degrees: Bollocks?

Posted: February 9, 2009 in Uncategorized

I discovered Adrian Monk (not the fictional character from the show ‘Monk’, but the professor from City University) this last weekend after he spoke at a Cambridge lecture (posted in iTunesU) on the arts.  Monk takes a very practical, very realistic and very cynical view of the real value of  liberal arts degrees.  Here’s an article from the Guardian where Monk explains himself: Guardian Article.