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Fareed Zakaria sounds red alert on Palin...

from Newsweek:

She is a feisty, charismatic politician who has done some good things in Alaska. But she has never spent a day thinking about any important national or international issue, and this is a hell of a time to start. The next administration is going to face a set of challenges unlike any in recent memory. There is an ongoing military operation in Iraq that still costs $10 billion a month, a war against the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan that is not going well and is not easily fixed. Iran, Russia and Venezuela present tough strategic challenges.

Full article here...I needed to read this, great stuff.

Workflow research update....

Workfast TV with Robert Scoble has been interesting and helpful in getting some thoughts from various perspectives - have watched half hour segments with Timothy Ferriss, David Allen, and Buzz Bruggeman .

I like David Allen's Getting Things Done(GTD) framework, not only because it make intuitive sense to me, it also has a legion of followers online who write about their thoughts and experiences. And a lot of the GTD seems very suitable to those of us who live our lives closely connected to the infinite information universe of the Internet.

Here is a good GTD workflow summary online. Thanks Matt Vance!

Also Buzz Bruggeman and Tim Ferris both mentioned this tracking progam called Rescue Time - I am trying it out now!