Saturday, May 29, 2010

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

There are so many sites aggregating news one really can't live without that there are also countless meta sites summarizing them, and presenting news you really really can't live without. And there a few that summarize the summarizers to offer news you really really really can't live without (the ultimate summary of even those meta meta summaries would be, simply, "Om"*).

So we're all a bit burnt out on grabby summaries. And none of us needs to spend more time web surfing than we already do. But I've added one stop to my daily rounds: a tech rundown on Silicon Alley Insider (via Business Insider) called "10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
", which has consistently been interesting and useful for me.

- An esoteric yoga joke. The Hindu scriptures (Vedas) are nearly endless. Their wisdom is said to be encapsulated by the Upanishads, which are merely sprawling. They, in turn, are encapsulated by the surprisingly terse Mahavakyas. And the final encapsulation of the Mahavakyas - in other words, the complete distillation of all the spiritual knowledge of the ancient rishis, or wise men - is, simply, "Om".

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