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The Coca-Cola indexJun 09 2006

Big Mac index, meet the Coca-Cola index. The more wealthy, democratic, and the higher the quality of life, the more likely a country's inhabitants are to drink Coke. See also Starbucks as economic indicator.

The Economist asks "will computer-animated humans everDec 09 2005

The Economist asks "will computer-animated humans ever look realistic on screen?" but with nary a mention of the uncanny valley.

Venture capital is flowing back into Internet companiesApr 06 2005

Venture capital is flowing back into Internet companies. "It is too early to say whether the flush environment heralds another tech investment bubble, but there are echoes of the dotcom boom."

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