- The humor site Scoopertino has fooled the world with a fake letter from Sean Connery to Steve Jobs, refusing to let Apple use 007 to hawk computers.
- Apple has released the newest version of its primo video editing software, Final Cut Pro X.
- The fiery leftist site known as firedoglake has pointed out — and it’s about time someone finally has — that fact-checking sites do not always serve the cause of factuality. Case in point: Politifact just plain getting it wrong it trying to take Jon Stewart to task for saying Fox News viewers are consistently the most misinformed of TV news watchers.
- Keith Olbermann is back on the air and giving the impression that something unbelievable and perhaps unforgivable could happen at … any … moment. (Bonus: video at the link.)
- Reuters’ Felix Salmon has sliced and diced NY Times Dealbook wunderkind Andrew Ross Sorkin, strongly implying he is a Wall Street stooge.
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If you are lucky enough to have enough money to have hired a financial adviser, you ought to read this Felix Salmon post, which nicely explains the many little bites of your money that an FA can take, almost imperceptibly. (Actually, if you’re interested in finance, you ought to read Felix all the time; you can call what he writes a blog, but it’s a blog based on a breathtaking amount of reportage and activity. Sometimes I wonder whether he’s cloned himself, perhaps more than once.) At the end of the day, a financial adviser ought to make you enough money that the fees he charges are an afterthought. But that’s seldom, seldom the case, this writer wrote, remembering with something less than fondness some financial things past….